Esthetic replacement of two restorations
Fig. 1: Initial situation: mandibular second molar with restorations require replacement.
Fig. 2: After placement of rubber dam the insufficient fillings were completely removed.
Fig. 3: After selective enamel etching, Single Bond Universal Adhesive was applied.
Fig. 4: Adhesive was cured for 10 seconds with Elipar™ DeepCure-S LED Curing Light after scrubbing and air drying steps were completed.
Fig. 5: Filtek™ Z350 XT Flowable Restorative, shade A3 was used as a liner for easy adaptation.
Fig. 6: Dentin was replaced with incremental placement and curing of Filtek™ Z350 XT Universal Restorative, shade A3B.
Fig. 7: Enamel was replaced with Filtek™ Z350 XT Universal Restorative, shade A3E and light cured. Stains were applied in the fissure.
Fig. 8: The initial finishing was completed with Sof-Lex™ Discs, followed by pre-polishing with Sof-Lex™ Pre-Polishing Spiral and high gloss polish with Sof-Lex™ Diamond Polishing Spiral.
Fig. 9: Final restorations with an excellent esthetic appearance.
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