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July 28, 2016
By Parag R. Kachalia, DDS
Commercial Supporter: Kerr Corporation
It is important to understand that successful posterior restorations are a combination of using the correct adhesive, composite resin, and polymerization. Over the last decade, numerous products have come to market addressing such issues. This article will look at the advances in each of these areas and help practitioners understand that posterior composite restorations can be placed in a predictable, profitable, and efficient manner.
Discuss the evolution of adhesion in dentistry
Review the characteristics of fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-generation adhesives
Review the characteristics of the available composite materials for posterior restorations
About the Author
Parag R. Kachalia, DDS, is the vice chair of Preclinical Education, Technology & Research in the Department of Integrated Reconstructive Dental Sciences at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. He also has a private practice in San Ramon, California.Download FREE eBook now!