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Dr Lincoln Harris

Anterior Filling for Diastema Closure and Frenectomy Surgery

Make the Process Less Overwhelming

How to build an anterior filling before performing a diastema closure and frenectomy. Dr Harris explores the best isolation techniques, surface cleaning, and shade testing.

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How to build an anterior filling before performing a diastema closure and frenectomy. Dr Lincoln Harris recommends his very own numbing technique for this procedure and explains why.

Dr Harris explores the best isolation techniques, surface cleaning, and shade testing. He explains his choice to do single shade composite for the particular case he is demonstrating on.

Dr Harris demonstrates his use of a specific matrix and goes on to explain the bonding and composite placement process, which is followed by polishing.

Dr Harris performs a frenectomy is performed - in this case - a frenum repositioning, as he doesn't remove it altogether. He explains the importance of removing all the thick tissue so that there is no tension between the frenum and lip area.

Finally, Dr Harris explains why he uses particular sutures.

Sections in this video

1 Anesthetic
2 Plaque Disclosing
3 Rubber Dam Placement
4 Shade Matching
5 Air Abrasion
6 Matrix Placement
7 Etching
8 Bonding
9 Building Restoration
10 Matrix Placement
11 Etching
12 Matrix Placement
13 Bonding
14 Building Restoration
15 Polishing Restoration
16 Optragate placement
17 Initial Incision
18 Suturing

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