Direct restoration in a safe and practical way


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25-year-old female patient. COMPLAINT Pain stimulated by cold conditions in tooth 36. CLINICAL Tooth 36 showed a restoration with marginal infiltration besides deficiency in shade and form. TREATMENT The restoration was replaced. Because the cavity was wide and deep, a simpler approach was chosen: the use of a flowable composite with low shrinkage stress, covered
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Direct restoration of anterior tooth affected by trauma


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Male patient, 32. COMPLAINT Fracture of tooth 21 due to local trauma. INITIAL APPEARANCE Coronal fracture of tooth 21 involving enamel and dentin.   CLINICAL/X-RAY EXAM Tooth 21 had been treated endodontically. The trauma did not cause damage to the tissues surrounding the tooth, but extensive fracture and darkening of the dental remnant was noticed.
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Opallis onlay by using universal adhesive – A simple alternative for rehabilitation of posterior teeth


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Female patient, 52. COMPLAINT Fractured tooth. INITIAL APPEARANCE Extensive crown destruction of tooth 45 involving the vestibular peak, reaching the pulpar chamber.   INTRODUTION Cured composite resins in ideal conditions can be used in the office as an alternative for the ceramic onlays and the laboratory composite resin restorations. They present a number of advantages,
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Class V restoration using direct composite resin


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Male patient, 32. COMPLAINT Upper anterior teeth with cavities. INITIAL APPEARANCE Large cavities on teeth 11 and 21   CLINICAL/X-RAY EXAM Teeth 11 and 21 presented pulp vitality and large cavity lesions on the cervical (tooth 21) and cervical/medium (tooth 11) thirds, compromising aesthetics and function. TREATMENT Two direct class V restorations in composite resin
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Direct restoration on a posterior tooth


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Female patient, 20. COMPLAINT Tooth 46 with unsatisfactory restoration. INITIAL APPEARANCE Occlusal-proximal restoration with signs of maladjustment.   CLINICAL/X-RAY EXAM Tooth 46 had extensive composite resin restoration, with signs of infiltration, loss of shape and texture.   TREATMENT The restoration was changed, replacing it with new direct resin material.