The stamp technique for direct Class II composite restorations: A case series

Alshehadat, Saaid Ayesh and Halim, Mohamad Syahrizal and Koh, Carmen and Chew, Shi Fung (2016) The stamp technique for direct Class II composite restorations: A case series. Journal of Conservative Dentistry, 19 (5). pp. 490-493. ISSN 0974-5203

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    Abstract

    Background: “Stamp” technique is a new method for placing large composite restorations with accurate occlusal topography. It was introduced mainly to restore Class I cavities and erosively damaged teeth. This technique is indicated when the preoperative anatomy of the tooth is intact and not lost due to the carious lesion. A precise tooth-like filling an accurate functional occlusion is obtained when the stamp technique is applied. However, using this technique to restore Class II cavities is not established yet. Aim: To introduce modifications of the stamp technique that make it applicable to restore Class II composite restorations. Materials and Methods: The traditional materials and tools used for direct composite restorations are needed with no additional instruments. Clinical illustrations and step-by-step description are provided in this paper. Results and Conclusion: Using the stamp technique to restore Class II cavities is achievable, simple and practical, and result in a very accurate anatomical restoration.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Class II restorations; composite resin; conservative dentistry; occlusion; occlusal topography
    Subjects: R Medicine
    Divisions: Kampus Kesihatan (Health Campus) > Pusat Pengajian Sains Pergigian (School of Dental Sciences) > Article
    Depositing User: Administrator Automasi
    Date Deposited: 23 May 2017 12:07
    Last Modified: 23 May 2017 12:07
    URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/34481

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