Dentaltown November 2012 - (Page 72)

continuing education feature by Franklin Shull, DMD, and Shashikant Singhal, BDS, MS Abstract This article provides readers with an overview of considerations for cementing and bonding today’s restorations. It particularly offers overall insight into cement classifications, preparation requirements for conventional vs. adhesive cementation, cement requirements based on restoration material, and surface treatment of the tooth and restoration. Finally, readers will learn to recognize and identify products for use when cementing and bonding certain types of restorations and why they are indicated for specific cases. Educational Objectives After reading this article, readers will be able to: 1. Identify various factors like restorative material, tooth preparation, isolation, etc., that influence cement selection. 2. Classification of cements. 3. Explain different techniques for cementation and bonding. 4. Discuss the types of products that can be used to efficiently and effectively cement and bond modern restorations. This written self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media. Participants will receive verification shortly after Farran Media receives the completed post-test. See instructions on page 78. Approved PACE Program Provider FAGD/MAGD Credit Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. 12/01/2004 to 12/31/2012 72 NOVEMBER 2012 »

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Dentaltown November 2012 Highlights
Continuing Education Update
Howard Speaks: The Fluoride Wars Continue
Professional Courtesy: Get Out of the Office
Second Opinion: Investing in New Technology
What Are You Guys Cementing Zirconia Crowns With?
Issue with Crown Seats! Help Please!
New Products
Product Profile: The Dental Sleep Network
Dentrix G5
Corporate Profile: Officite
Excellent Communication Benefits: A Full-mouth Rehabilitation Case
Product Profile: TruDenta
The Art, Science and Numbers of Clear Aligner Therapy Research: Endodontics
Cementation Simplified
You Should Know: OperaPager
Matching One Anterior Crown
Desired Smiles in Today’s Economy
Why We See Problems with Teeth Whitening: The Science of Whitening, Part 1
In This Issue: Garbage In, Garbage Out
Perio Reports
Ad Index
Profile in Oral Health: Paleolithic Teeth
Dentally Incorrect

Dentaltown November 2012