Dental Assisting for Posterior Restorations

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Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD; Valinda Johnston, CDA; Suzanne Kamler, CDA

Your dental assistants can make any clinical day miserable or fantastic – depending on their motivation, experience, education, and training! This video includes information and demonstration of the most commonly accomplished posterior tooth restorations. Techniques are shown for direct restorations, with suggested assistant involvement, for resin-based composite—with differences in technique shown for amalgam and the preventive resin-modified glass ionomer. It also shows assistant involvement for typical crown preparation and seating. Optimum materials and techniques are discussed and clinical techniques demonstrated. This DVD offers enhanced education for both your beginning and experienced dental assistants!

Table of Contents

  • Dental Assistants and Productivity
  • Resin-Based Composite Restorations
    • Operatory Set-Up
    • Anesthetic Delivery
    • Dry Field
    • Tooth Preparation
    • Pulp Capping
    • Preventive Restorative Materials
    • Liners & Bases
    • Bonding Agents
    • Curing Lights & Curing Resin
    • Resin-Based Composite Placement
    • Finishing & Polishing
    • Instructions to Patient
  • Crown Restorations
    • Operatory Set-Up
    • Anesthetic Delivery
    • Impression for Temporary & Initial Tooth Preparation
    • Final Tooth Preparation
    • Impressions
    • Provisional Restoration
    • Instructions for Patient
  • Crown Seating Appointment
    • Operatory Set Up
    • Anesthetic or Not?
    • Try on Crown
    • Disinfecting and Desensitizing the Tooth Preparation
    • Cementation
    • Potential Postoperative Challenges

This title is available in our Dental Assisting Package!

Item #: V4745

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