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Technological Advancements for Restorative Treatment in Dentistry

By Chad C. Duplantis, DDS

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This article will discuss advancements in science and technology that have greatly improved operatory capabilities with the ultimate goal of increasing clinical success. It will focus on several substantial digital improvements in caries detection and treatment, as well as development in restorative materials over the last century, with a particular emphasis on the most current advancements.

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Bioactive Regenerative Materials and Their Impact on Dental Restoration

By Jack D. Griffin, Jr., DMD

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This article covers bioactive regenerative materials and how they may create new opportunities for restorative dentistry. The author describes bioactive materials in relation to healing, acid neutralization, and prevention of further damage. This article also briefly describes how to use bioactive materials in specific cases.

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The Newest Evolution in Hybrid CAD/CAM Restorations

By Hugh Flax, DDS

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This article will explore CAD/CAM technology in relation to the main restorative challenges it was developed to address, with a focus on recent advances, including new hybrid ceramic materials.

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Giomer Technology and "Smart" Dental Materials

By Robert A. Lowe, DDS

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One of the goals in the creation of new composite materials is to simplify the placement of direct composite resins without compromising the quality of the final result. Advancements have been made that allow clinicians to deliver high-quality restorations using direct tooth-colored restorative materials that can give patients a functionally esthetic, long-lasting result. Giomer technology incorporated into direct restorative materials also provides biologic benefits that can potentially extend the life of the restoration and the tooth.

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Proactive Intervention Restorative Dentistry

By Fay Goldstep, DDS

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This article will discuss how to successfully incorporate minimally invasive techniques that preserve tooth structure, are patient friendly, and create patients for life. Changing from a surgical model to a medical model has changed the way dentists deal with caries.

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Providing an Environment Where Tissues Can Regenerate

By Jack D. Griffin, Jr., DMD

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To complete a successful restoration, the goals are to master techniques and materials that create an environment in which tissue can regenerate or heal instead of being sensitive or irritated. This article describes examples to better illustrate these goals.

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Biomineralization: The Next Step in Restorative Dentistry

By John C. Comisi, DDS, MAGD

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This article describes how dentistry's effort to overcome the challenges of resin-bonded adhesives is leading to a change in methodology toward the use of biomineralization.

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Pink Techniques and Esthetics With Fluoride-releasing Bioactive Gingiva-colored Nanohybrid Composites eBook Thumbnail

Pink Techniques and Esthetics With Fluoride-releasing Bioactive Gingiva-colored Nanohybrid Composites

By Frank J. Milnar, DDS

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This article explains the mechanics of building prosthetic gingival restorations with bioactive pink composites.

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A Review of Light-Curing Considerations for Resin-Based Composite Materials: Part 1 eBook Thumbnail

A Review of Light-Curing Considerations for Resin-Based Composite Materials: Part 1

By Neeraj Malhotra, MDS; and Kundabala Mala, MDS

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Types of curing light and modes of curing have been shown to affect the degree of polymerization and related shrinkage of RBCs. This eBook explores the evolution in light-curing units and different curing modes.

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