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Supra-Gingival Minimally Invasive Dentistry: A Healthier Approach to Esthetic Restorations

ISBN: 978-1-118-97643-2
272 pages
May 2017, Wiley-Blackwell
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Supra-Gingival Minimally Invasive Dentistry: A Healthier Approach to Esthetic Restorations provides a real-world approach to healthier supra-gingival minimally invasive restorations, as an alternative to more invasive mechanically retained restorations, such as full crowns.  

  • Provides practical, step-by-step coverage of the key elements in diagnosis, case planning, preparation, restorations, and cementation of bonded restorations
  • Offers excellent and simple explanations of the latest in adhesive dentistry and the proper selection of restorative materials
  • Covers both anterior and posterior direct and indirect bonded restorations, offering a better, healthier approach
  • Presents hundreds of beautiful images showing planning, preparation, and restoration principles and treatment
  • Features the contributions of Dr. Ray Bertolotti, Contributing Editor, and a foreword written by Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD, CEO of Clinicians Report Foundation and Practical Clinical Reports 

 

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Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Preface viii

From the Contributing Editor ix

Acknowledgments x

Part I Rationale 1

1 The Traditional Mechanically Retained Restoration Paradigm: Subgingival Margins are Normal and a Necessary Byproduct of Restorative Needs 3

2 The Healthier Paradigm: Supragingival Minimally Invasive Adhesive Dentistry – The Benefits 19

3 The Supragingival Protocol and Indications: Preventing Subgingival Margins 33

4 Should We Trust in Dental Adhesives and Adhesive Dentistry? 57

Part II Supragingival Minimally Invasive Indirect Posterior Restorations: A Replacement for Full Crowns 73

5 Supragingival Minimally Invasive Bonded Onlays: The Replacement for Full Crowns 75

6 Supragingival Simple and Complex Onlay Preparation 93

Part III Supragingival Minimally Invasive Porcelain Veneers: A Replacement for Full Crowns 111

7 Indication, Preparation and Restorative Material for Supragingival Minimally Invasive Porcelain Veneers 113

8 Esthetic Co-Diagnosis Using the Dentofacial Esthetic Diagnosis System 137

Part IV Bonded Cementation of Indirect Restorations 163

9 Bonded Cementation of Veneers and Onlays 165

Part V Supragingival Dentistry and Direct Composite Restorations 181

10 Practical and Predictable Class II and III Direct Composite Restorations 183

Part VI Crown Replacement 205

11 Full Crowns: Are They Still Necessary? 207

Part VII The Occlusal Disease Management System: A Key to Success 221

12 The Importance of Occlusion and Occlusal Diagnosis in Restorative Dentistry 223

13 A Healthy Occlusion and the Occlusal Analysis 237

Index 255

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Author Information

The author
JOSE-LUIS RUIZ,
DDS, FAGD, is a researcher, educator, and clinician. He is Director of the Los Angeles Institute of Clinical Dentistry in Los Angeles, California, USA, and Honorary Clinical Professor at Warwick University in Coventry, England. He is also an Associate Instructor at Practical Clinical Courses in Provo, Utah, USA.

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