Tooth coloured posterior restorations have replaced amalgam in recent years, but their advantages come with increased demands in selection and placement. This presentation will discuss current good practice.
A brief review of the types of composite resin;
Composite resin vs amalgam;
Challenges associated with composites;
Bonding to enamel and dentine;
The benefits of sectional matrices;
Bulk fill materials; and
On completion you will:
be familiar with the evidence supporting the use of resin composites in posterior teeth;
understand the clinical challenges in successful placement; and
be able to apply a variety of tips and techniques to improve your outcomes.
Head, Dental Department of Integrated Clinical Care
DDS, PhD, Dr Med Dent, MSc, MFDSRCS (Eng), MFDSRCS (Edin), FDS (Rest Dent) RCS (Eng), PGCHE, FHEA
Head, Dental Department of Integrated Clinical Care King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Dr Blum is a Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry and specialist in prosthodontics, periodontics, endodontics and restorative dentistry. Dr Blum is the Director of the Maurice Wohl Dental Centre, which is the London-based outreach facility for final year dental students of King's College London Dental Institute and Head of Department of Integrated Clinical Care at King's College Hospital Dental Institute.
Dr Blum has lectured widely, both nationally and internationally. He is the author of over 35 papers in peer-reviewed journals, five book chapters, and he is on the editorial board for the Journal of Dentistry, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry and the Journal of Restorative Dentistry. In addition, he is Editor-in-Chief of the Primary Dental Journal, published by the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Dr Blum is an examiner for various postgraduate dental qualifications at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Dr Blum is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK) and is Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Debrecen, Hungary.
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