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  Topic: Sticky composites
jrgeaman

Replies: 11
Views: 5800

PostForum: Sensitivity   Posted: Sat Jun 17, 2006 3:47 pm   Subject: Sensitivity-sticky composite
As an aside, I used Heliomolar for a long time, but was always disappointed with the cured shades. A durable composite, however opaque and A-3 is actually lighter than A-2! Try Grandio by Voco, it f ...
  Topic: sealing composites
jrgeaman

Replies: 2
Views: 3683

PostForum: Sensitivity   Posted: Sat Jun 17, 2006 3:36 pm   Subject: Sensitivity
I would be inclined not to use Sim 2 to marginate the last layer of composite. Sim 2, like any other dental adhesive, acts as a diluent when added to composite. I'm not talking about using it on the ...
  Topic: Class V's
jrgeaman

Replies: 13
Views: 3252

PostForum: About Simplicity®   Posted: Sun May 07, 2006 1:04 pm   Subject: Class V's
John,

I am not talking about "holes in teeth" for retention, but rather grooves in the walls provided same can be placed in dentin, except for the axial of course.
Second, you mention your testin ...
  Topic: Class V's
jrgeaman

Replies: 13
Views: 3252

PostForum: About Simplicity®   Posted: Sat May 06, 2006 9:43 am   Subject: Class V "pop-offs"
Jasonl,
I am assuming you are referring to abrasion and abfraction lesions. You mention doing a minimal prep to "roughen the surface". Is there anything wrong with placing some mechanical retention ...
  Topic: Allergy to resin
jrgeaman

Replies: 13
Views: 6796

PostForum: Sensitivity   Posted: Mon May 01, 2006 11:18 am   Subject: Sensitivity
bj, In reference to the cariously involved pulp you treated with Sim and resin your success to now is remarkable. However, the direction cariously involved pulps take, treated conservatively as you ...
  Topic: Allergy to resin
jrgeaman

Replies: 13
Views: 6796

PostForum: Sensitivity   Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2006 9:30 am   Subject: Sensitivity
I agree with John. There is no need to disrupt the adhesive layer with pumice or any other abrasive material and if the tooth was sealed properly at the preparation stage, hemaseal and cide or any ot ...
  Topic: Allergy to resin
jrgeaman

Replies: 13
Views: 6796

PostForum: Sensitivity   Posted: Sat Apr 29, 2006 10:50 am   Subject: Sensitivity
Pulps of teeth, most often molars, can have spider-like extensions from a pulp horn. They are microscopic and usually do not bleed when one is nicked, or at least we don't see the exposure bleed. Wh ...
  Topic: Simplicity and Pulp capping
jrgeaman

Replies: 55
Views: 29868

PostForum: About Simplicity®   Posted: Sun Jan 22, 2006 2:59 pm   Subject: Simplicity and Pulp Capping
I remember well from a previous thread that John advocated doing all one can to leave the last remaining caries over the pulp without a direct pulp exposure. Then go through your protocol of disinfec ...
  Topic: A wipe in between layers
jrgeaman

Replies: 12
Views: 5583

PostForum: About Simplicity®   Posted: Sun Jan 22, 2006 2:49 pm   Subject: About Simplicity
Coat your placement instrument lightly with Sim 2. Too much Sim 2 on the instrument as you place and taper the final layer of composite to the margin could act as a diluent in that area which might d ...
  Topic: Throw out your Vita shade guide!
jrgeaman

Replies: 15
Views: 5196

PostForum: Apex Dental Materials, Inc.   Posted: Sun Dec 04, 2005 11:32 am   Subject: Throw out your Vita Shade guide!
I was out of town for the holiday and then had computer problems. To follow-up on John's statement regarding going to the right shade tab on the 3D guide I agree with him. Once you know the guide it ...
  Topic: an all time low
jrgeaman

Replies: 39
Views: 8085

PostForum: Apex Dental Materials, Inc.   Posted: Sat Sep 10, 2005 11:52 am   Subject: Apex Dental Materials, Inc.
I'm with Brad above. I don't waste much time delving into DT. I skim their publication every issue and find far more useless information than useful.
  Topic: Simplicity and PFM crowns
jrgeaman

Replies: 54
Views: 21074

PostForum: About Simplicity®   Posted: Sat Sep 10, 2005 11:42 am   Subject: Closing Endo Access with Amalgam
PS-I obviously micro-etch the internal metal of the crown as well.
  Topic: Simplicity and PFM crowns
jrgeaman

Replies: 54
Views: 21074

PostForum: About Simplicity®   Posted: Sat Sep 10, 2005 11:37 am   Subject: Closing Endo Access with Amalgam
On a metal occlusal crown with endo access I will use amalgam to close same. I micro-etch the access metal at the cavosurface, use Amalgam Bond, C&C amalgam, and finish and polish at a subsequent ...
  Topic: Fees
jrgeaman

Replies: 14
Views: 3553

PostForum: Apex Dental Materials, Inc.   Posted: Sat Jul 30, 2005 1:53 pm   Subject: Fees
If I remove a large MOD amalgam on a molar to be crowned I go through the following steps: remove caries, check with caries indicator, remove remaining caries and residual stain especially at the cavo ...
  Topic: INTERFACE
jrgeaman

Replies: 16
Views: 11141

PostForum: Apex Dental Materials, Inc.   Posted: Sun Jul 24, 2005 3:19 pm   Subject: Trial kit of Interface
I recently received 2 kits of Simplicity, one for each office, but I would really like to try Interface. Crying or Very sad
 
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