Entries by joao matos

Bulk fill composites: Effectiveness and time saving at the service of odontology

Author: Prof. Dr. Marcos Barceleiro There is a trend, in current dentistry, of simplifying and accelerating clinical procedures, which has been followed by the manufacturers of materials. That demand is reinforced by patients and professionals who want to have faster procedures without compromising quality. Such simplification has been noticed in several specialties. More specifically in […]

Reestablishment of the buccal corridor and smile with periodontal plastic surgery and ceramic veneers

Authors: Leonardo Fernandes da Cunha, Nayara Couto de Oliveira, Ana Carolina Portes Pasmadjian, Gabriela Resende Allig, Andressa Cristina Motta Nascimento, Clayton Luiz Gorny Junior, and Ubiracy Gaião 24-year-old male patient. CHIEF COMPLAINT: Dissatisfaction with the size, format and color of his teeth. INITIAL EVALUATION: The patient had composite resin restorations of the anterior teeth presenting […]

Anatomized fiberglass posts: Step-by-step clinical routine

Authors: Dr. Raphael Monte Alto, Dr. Helena Klemba, Dr. Ariane Vaz Storrer, Dr. Francieli Suntak, Dr. Luany Halaiko, Jucimara Klemba and DP Miguel Abrão INITIAL EVALUATION After anamnesis, clinical and radiographic exams, the professionals noted the presence of a temporarily cemented total crown in acrylic composite. The endodontic treatment was adequate without painful symptoms neither […]

Diastema closure with Vittra APS Unique

Author: Dr. Carlos Eduardo Agostini Balbinot Male patient, 17 years old. CHIEF COMPLAINT Dissatisfaction with the smile due to the presence of diastema between the upper central incisors. TREATMENT PERFORMED Prophylaxis with pumice and a restorative test with the Vittra APS Unique universal chroma composite were performed, without isolation of the operating field and without […]

Vital teeth whitening

Author: Dr. Maristela Lobo 24-year-old female patient. Chief complaint: Patient was not satisfied with the esthetic of her smile, especially with the color of her teeth. Initial evaluation After the anamnesis, photographs and detailed clinical exam, the systemic and buccal health of the patient was confirmed, without any signs of oral pathologies. Treatment performed After […]

Whitening of vital teeth with Wīt Essential Xtra at 7.5%

Author: Dr. Luís Henrique Fischer 31-year-old male patient. Chief Complaint Dissatisfaction with the yellowish shade of his teeth. Initial Evaluation After detailed anamnesis and clinical exam, the professional noted good periodontal health and normal aspect of the oral mucosa and absence of cavity lesions. TREATMENT PERFORMED Initially, the shade of the upper incisive (A3.5) and […]

Knowing the most adequate composite for each treatment

Choosing the right product is essential for the success of a restorative work which aims at fulfilling functional requirements and at offering high esthetics. In a not so distant past, it was common for dentists to use amalgam in posterior teeth in case of restorations due to cavities. Although it fulfilled perfectly their masticatory function, […]

Anatomized fiberglass posts: Step-by-step clinical routine

Authors: Dr. Raphael Monte Alto, Dr. Helena Klemba, Dr. Ariane Vaz Storrer, Dr. Francieli Suntak, Dr. Luany Halaiko, Jucimara Klemba and DP Miguel Abrão INITIAL EVALUATION After anamnesis, clinical and radiographic exams, the professionals noted the presence of a temporarily cemented total crown in acrylic composite. The endodontic treatment was adequate without painful symptoms neither […]

Anterior rehabilitation in composite resin with subsequent change of the dental substrate

Authors: Dr. Thiago Roberto Gemeli, Dr. Bárbara Robaskievicz and DP Arnã Ariel da Costa 20-year-old male patient. CHIEF COMPLAINT: Esthetic compromised by diastemas in the upper arch. Several anatomical conditions associated with the size or shape of the teeth can generate esthetic disharmonies and negatively interfere with the socialization and selfesteem of many individuals. The […]

Ambar Universal APS adhesive: approved and awarded by Dental Advisor

  Ambar Universal APS dental adhesive by FGM Dental Group was highly appraised in the clinical evaluations for the last edition of Dental Advisor, a publication specialized in the evaluation of dental products which serves as a reliable source for professionals all over the world. Dental Advisor reports objective clinical evaluations, makes product comparisons, publishes comprehensive […]