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January 22, 2019
By Mario F. Romero, DDS
Commercial Supporter: Kerr Corporation
The aim of this article is to update the general practitioner on a variety of topics that affect the biologic response and longevity of posterior composite restorations. Posterior composite restorations are common. It is important for the dental practitioner to understand the science behind these restorations and learn techniques to effectively and efficiently complete them, providing patients with a better outcome and improving the overall practice.
Recognize the biologic determinants that are essential in restorative dentistry.
Select an isolation technique compatible with bonding procedures.
Select the appropriate resin composite system based on the functional needs of the case.
About the Author
Mario F. Romero, DDS
Assistant Professor, Department of Restorative Sciences
Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia