Direct posterior composite resin restorations: current concepts for the technique.

L. N. Baratieri, A. V. Ritter, J. Perdigão, L. A. Felippe

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Due to the development of sound clinical procedures and evolution of advanced restorative materials, composite resins are being used with increasing frequency for direct posterior applications. When the clinical protocol for the use of composite resin is performed properly, this material can be utilized with success and predictability. This article presents the advantages and limitations of this restorative modality. It also reviews the characteristics of contemporary composite resin materials and demonstrates the treatment protocol that is utilized to achieve aesthetic restorations in the posterior segment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)875-886; quiz 888
JournalPractical periodontics and aesthetic dentistry : PPAD
Issue number7
StatePublished - Sep 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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