Module II: by Dr. Antonio Signore and Dr. Hala Ragab

Direct bonding: Materials preview:

  • Composite resins: types, properties, latest innovation and selection
  • Adhesive systems: types, properties and application
  • Light curing units, selection criteria and techniques used in restorative procedures

Pulp protection: When and how?

  • Materials used in pulp capping: categories, properties and handling

Minimal invasive dentistry (MID):

  • Concepts of Microdentistry, the use of miniburs, ultrasounds, air and sono-abrasion and their adequate restorative techniques

Posterior composite restoration:

  • Cavity preparation for direct composite restoration in posterior teeth
  • Color determination, fluorescence, opalescence of natural teeth and relevance in composite systems
  • Anatomical layering technique
  • Bulk Filling concept in posterior restorations: Sonicfill, SDR, Filtek Bulk Fill etc.
  • Matrix systems and management of contact and contour
  • Finishing and polishing

Repair of composite restorations: When and how?

Hypersensitivity and composite restorations

Hands-on training: class II preparation, anatomical layering and bulk filling, finishing and polishing