Layers 2. Direct Composites: The Styleitaliano Clinical Secrets is an essential reference that addresses everyday clinical challenges in esthetic and restorative dentistry by outlining innovative techniques, step by step. Focusing mainly on composite materials, which are the present and future of conservative and esthetic treatments, the authors reinforce their expertise and experience of more than 20 years in esthetic dentistry by providing an important synthesis of the state of the art.
Including interviews with:
Stefen Koubi • Rade Paravina • Newton Fahl • Weber Adad Ricci • Walter Devoto • Lorenzo Breschi • Nitzan Bichacho • Ronaldo Hirata • Nasser Shademan • Roberto Spreafico • Didier Dietschi • Louis Hardan • Angelo Putignano • Miguel Roig Cayó
Chapter 01. Shade
A modern approach to color, from visual methods to the new era in digital color matching, applied to composite.
Chapter 02. Layers
The future of layering, describing the most representative techniques step-by-step and their application to everyday dentistry.
Chapter 03. Index
Ten ways to obtain a palatal wall, with most of the problems we can find. And the classical silicon index perfectioned and simplified.
Chapter 04. Fracture
Twenty steps to obtain a perfect class IV composite restoration consistently, with a brief analysis of finishing lines.
Chapter 05. Neck
Exploring a build-up strategy for stress free class V restorations and the tools to obtain an efficient gingival retraction.
Chapter 06. Proximal
Implementation of the Class III classification according to its clinical difficulty. Margin design, shade and build-up strategy, making emphasis on matrix management as a key of success in these kind of restorations.
Chapter 07. Diastema
Full description of the front-wing technique, a universal strategy to close diastemata without wax-up and improving the current methods.
Chapter 08. Characterizations
Description of the available methods to perceive and detect characterizations. Presenting instant recipes to understand and reproduce them.
Chapter 09. Molars
Tips and tricks for posterior cusp protection, margin elevation and some alternatives to the current materials and techniques.
Chapter 10. Shape
A thorough analysis of dental shape and the full protocol to obtain life-like restorations thanks to the morphology and the polishing.
Chapter 11. Documentation
A simple guide to set your reflex camera to a point-and-shoot use and a recipe for perfect and quick rubber dam isolation.
Chapter 12. Idea factory
A brief summary of our developments, inventions and educational projects of the last 12 years.
Chapter 13. End
Protocols and indications for direct veneering.