Dr Lincoln Harris

Fillings - Quadrant Dentistry

These techniques make your dentistry significantly more efficient

This is a step-by-step process covering the full scope of quadrant dentistry. Dr Harris shares his methods that will make the entire process seem less overwhelming and manageable.

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Knowing quadrant dentistry techniques can make your dentistry significantly more efficient.

In this video, Dr Lincoln Harris demonstrates a step-by-step process of whole quadrant dentistry, and offers tips on how to make the process seem less overwhelming and manageable.

It is important that you first place the Rubber Dam correctly, securing individual teeth using floss ligatures.

Dr Harris demonstrates his technique for wedge placement between posterior teeth before beginning the preparation for composite fillings.

Learn some of the tools I frequently use during procedures:

  • The “AquaCut” air abrasion unit
  • The “NSK” red band hand piece
  • Ceramic burs.
Dr Harris will shares why he practices the way he does; for example he uses Flowable composite before every increment of composite resin, and doing a Buccal filling separately from an MOD on the same tooth.
 
Dr Harris shares his methods and bonding processes for anterior restorations.
 
Lastly, he shares his shaping and polishing procedures and explains why he mainly use a polishing disc rather than a bur.
Sections in this video:

1. Anaesthetic

2. Rubber dam placement

3. Tooth preparation

4. Plaque disclosing

5. Air abrasion

6. Etching enamel

7. Matrix placement

8. Primer and bonding

9. Composite placement

10. Matrix placement

11. Primer and bonding

12. Composite placement

13. Polishing

14. Tooth preparation

15. Plaque disclosing

16. Air abrasion

17. Matrix placement

18. Etching enamel

19. Bonding

20. Composite placement

21. Polishing