James H Hastings

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Post/core placements in endodontically treated teeth are utilized as a means to retain a core or foundation for the final restoration. The question of whether a post placed in an endodontically treated tooth actually increases its strength is still being debated. Prefabricated metal posts have been used in most clinical situations in the past. Due to the(More)
Traditionally, the treatment of acid erosion lesions of the maxillary and mandibular dentition has been invasive, often utilizing full-coverage crown restorations. Intentional endodontic and post-and-core treatments have been used in the past to gain crown length for retention of cemented cast restorations. The learning objective of this article is to(More)
The evolution of composite and adhesive technology has benefited dentistry significantly. The 1990s have brought us, for the first time in the history of our profession, the ability to restore tooth structure in a conservative and esthetic fashion. The ability to give consistently high-bond strengths to both enamel and dentin and the excellent physical(More)
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