Composite Occlusal Contacts

It’s important to know the wear and resistance of composite in areas of direct occlusal contact. One piece of good news is that very few composite restorations are replaced because of excessive wear. The majority of restorations succumb to marginal breakdown and...
When Ceramic Debonds: The First Questions to Ask

When Ceramic Debonds: The First Questions to Ask

In dental practice there are situations that we find so disconcerting that it becomes difficult to approach them rationally and scientifically to find a resolution. One of these is when a ceramic restoration de-bonds. Usually when this happens I become frustrated and...