Technological Advancements for Restorative Treatment in Dentistry

January 14, 2020



By Chad C. Duplantis, DDS

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In dentistry, technological advancements are improving clinical capabilities. 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. Together, these improved technologies and materials are enabling dentists to provide more efficient and effective services.  

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Describe advancements in modern diagnostics.
  • Review the evolution of dental adhesives.
  • Explain the advancements in restorative materials on the market.

About the Author

Chad C. Duplantis, DDS
Private Practice
Fort Worth, Texas

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