International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry  (English Edition)



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Int J Esthet Dent 12 (2017), No. 4     19. Oct. 2017
Int J Esthet Dent 11 (2016), No. 1  (03.02.2016)

Page 58-81, PubMed:26835524

The Simultaneous Modeling Technique: closing gaps in posteriors
Scolavino, Salvatore / Paolone, Gaetano / Orsini, Giovanna / Devoto, Walter / Putignano, Angelo
Direct posterior restorations represent a widespread procedure in daily practice. Occlusal layering is often considered a complex task, generally not predictable and often requiring several occlusal adjustments. Moreover, direct posterior restorations are time consuming, as many small increments must be applied and cured individually to control shrinkage stress. Several authors have proposed different material layering techniques for posteriors. The authors of this article propose a simplified approach, which primarily aims to help the clinician perform quick, simple, predictable, and natural-looking occlusal modeling, reducing the need for occlusal adjustments.
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