Posterior quadrant restorations
Fig. 1: Preoperative view showing multiple failing side-by-side amalgam restorations in the maxilla
Fig. 2: View of the completed Tetric EvoCeram Bulk Fill direct composite restoration for tooth 17
Fig. 3: Adhese Universal adhesive was applied to the preparation for tooth 15. Due to hygienic reasons, the manufacturer recommends using the VivaPen Protective Sleeve for intraoral application.
Fig. 4: A single increment of Tetric EvoCeram Bulk Fill composite was placed in the tooth 14 preparation ...
Fig. 5: ... and free-hand contoured utilizing a thin, long-bladed instrument.
Fig. 6: Post-cure contouring of the restoration was completed using a fine diamond.
Fig. 7: Interproximal polishing was completed using a finishing strip.
Fig. 8: The preparation enamel in tooth 16 was selectively acid-etched.
Fig. 9: An initial layer of Tetric EvoFlow Bulk Fill was placed into the cavity.
Fig. 10: Finishing of the tooth 15 restoration
Fig. 11: Polishing of all restorations in the quadrant using a silicone brush and diamond paste
Fig. 12: The occlusion was checked after occlusal adjustments had been made.
Fig. 13: Postoperative view of the completed composite restorations
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