REVEAL® HD BULK: Today’s everyday composite in the posterior zone
Courtesy of Dr. Johan Figueira, DDS and Dr. John Monges, DDS
Early advances in resin-based materials broadened their use to direct posterior restorations. Conventional composite resin restorations (designed to be placed in 2mm increments) are subject to problems associated with polymerization contraction, which may generate microfiltration, air trapped between layers, and cuspal deflection.
A New Era in Dental Photography
PROF. LOUIS HARDAN
Nowadays, photography is becoming more powerful in dentistry and dentists
are trying so hard to take good pictures for different purposes. For that reason a
professional camera with all the accessories (ring flash, twin flash, macro-lens…)
is needed, but not everyone can afford it or knows how to use it in the right way.
Universal Adhesives - The Evolution Continues for the Ideal Adhesive
Byoung I. Suh, MS, PhD
INTRODUCTION OF UNIVERSAL ADHESIVES
In 2012, dental manufacturers started introducing new “universal” adhesives, which could be used as a total-etch (TE) and self-etch (SE) adhesive, and claimed it could replace all previous generations of adhesives. Ideally, the dream adhesive would satisfy the following criteria: