Flowable Composite Build-up And Shaping



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In a full operatory-patient environment, Dr. K. William "Buddy" Mopper, of Chicago, Ill, describes a case in which a patient receives restorative material that is shaped and sculpted to the tooth’s surface and sulcus. He utilizes 2 flowable composite materials to help him with an underfill in the "composite to composite" method of rebuilding the structure. A 40-second cure is also applied, once material is in place. To view this video, visit dentistrytoday.com—or for more information on this full video procedure and credited course, please visit HDIQdental.com.

Buddy Mopper, DDS

Dr. Mopper is in private practice in Glenview, Ill, where he has been involved with creating dental aesthetics for 42 years. He is an internationally renowned lecturer in aesthetic dentistry with an emphasis on composite bonding using direct application techniques. He coauthored A Complete Guide to Dental Bonding, a definitive book for the dental profession describing bonding techniques. He is a member of the Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, a founder and Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, and a Fellow of the American College of Dentists. He received the New York University College of Dentistry Irwin Smigel Prize in Aesthetic Dentistry, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from GenR8TNext seminars.  He is director of education for the Center for Esthetic Excellence (Chicago), and can be reached at (847) 729-6080 or moppers@ais.net.