A comparison of direct composite to indirect ceramic restorations
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Description: Nowadays tooth colored restorations are the most popular restorations in dentistry. Dental composite can be used as a direct or indirect restorations for anterior and posterior teeth. They are available in different shades and categories and are capable to bond to tooth structures, reduced marginal leakage, reinforce undermined tissue. Dental ceramics are tooth-colored indirect restorations with high mechanical properties, color stability. They can also mostly bond to dental structures. In this lecture we compare these two materials and review how to use them in different clinical cases.
Learning objectives: This presentation aims to make dentist familiar with the followings:
1-To compare composition of dental composites and dental ceramics
2-To know about their biocompatibility, advantages and disadvantages of these two materials
3-To know about indications and contraindications of these materials on anterior and posterior teeth
4- To understand how to bond these materials to tooth structures
5- To understand how to achieve the best clinical result.
Speaker: Dr. Ebrahim Aminsalehi graduated from Shahid Beheshti Dental School in 1991 and completed a speciality program in Restorative Dentistry in 1995. He became an Assistant Professor and was involved in teaching at Tabriz University (1995-2001) and Tehran Azad University (2001-2015). He has given more than a hundred lectures at various dental conferences, and published several articles in the field of restorative and cosmetic dentistry in prestigious scientific journals. He is proud to have taught many dentists in Iran while being a member of the Association of Iranian Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry. With this association he assumed several roles such as their Chairman, Member of the Board of Directors and Secretary, Chairman of the 11th Congress, Executive Secretary of the 9th Congress and the Scientific secretary of the 6th Congress. Dr. Aminsalehi is currently practicing in his private office in Toronto.