Tue, 2 November 2021
Today we reach WAY back in the Very Clinical catalog! The gang is back. Kevin, Mac, and Zach discuss posts and cores!
- When do you choose to place a core, or a post?
- Do you remove all the previous restoration every time? Most of the time?
How does Mac do a core?
- He mentioned like 5 products, Cosmecore, Absolute Dentin, Fuji 2, Equia Forte, and Miracle Mix. I'm exhausted just typing all of those, so I pinned him down to one for technique.
How does Kevin do a core?
- He uses regular light cure composite sometimes (Kalore from GC), but usually uses Absolute Dentin from Parkell
- Bonds with Brush and Bond from Parkell
How does Kevin do a post?
- Buildup material cements the post
How does Mac do a post?
- Buildup Material cements the post
Zach buildup and posts:
- Bulk EZ for buildups (autocure)
- Aforementioned KoolBond SE (generic of Prelude SE) to bond.
- Vlock Posts (now Edenta Headmaster)
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