Standardized sequence for carving and finishing amalgam restorations.

  title={Standardized sequence for carving and finishing amalgam restorations.},
  author={R. Solow},
  journal={The Journal of prosthetic dentistry},
  volume={46 5},
  • R. Solow
  • Published 1981
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • The Journal of prosthetic dentistry
This method of amalgam carving and finishing, described in a step-by-step sequence, is fast and effective. The initial step of using the acorn burnisher eliminates the great bulk of excess amalgam and contours the restoration. A simple armamentarium is all that is required for carving, burnishing, and polishing. A general scheme for reestablishing original or ideal occlusal morphology has been discussed, emphasizing distinct triangular and marginal ridges and convex contour. Attention was… Expand
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