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Direct Reconstruction of the Maxillary Anterior Dentition With Composite Resin

Direct composite restorations continue to be a viable treatment alternative for numerous patients who desire anterior reconstructive procedures. In order to achieve optimal aesthetic and functional results, the clinician must possess a thorough understanding of composite resins and color and be able to simulate the optical properties of a natural tooth. This podcast describes a sophisticated polychromatic color layering technique through the correct implementation of composite materials and freehand bonding techniques for the fabrication of ten direct resin veneer restorations in the maxilla.

*Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas; private practice, Houston, Texas.

  

Learning Objectives:

This podcast describes a polychromatic color layering technique for the fabrication of resin veneer restorations in the maxilla. Upon completing this podcast, the listener should:

  • Comprehend the various criteria that are essential for direct composite restorations.
  • Have a working knowledge of the direct composite method.

 

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