Tag: direct restoration

Linden House Associate Dentist James Pegg describes the replacement of a failed amalgam restoration using minimal intervention, direct restoration techniques in a recently published article for Dentistry Magazine.

“A 15-year-old girl presented for an initial consultation, complaining that a filling in her back tooth had broken. She was not experiencing any pain, although she was finding the tooth rough and uncomfortable against her tongue. Examination revealed that a large amalgam restoration in the upper left first molar had fractured. See image above.

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