Caries removal and esthetic direct composites
Fig. 1a: Patient reported with the chief complaint of having cavities in his upper front teeth.
Fig 2: The tissue was retracted and all ragged and sharp enamel edges were removed.
Fig 3: A #6 Smartburs II instrument was used to begin gross caries removal.
Fig 4: The preparation with the bulk of carious dentin now removed.
Fig 5: Complete removal of remaining infected tooth material was accomplished with a #4 Smartburs II instrument.
Fig 6: The completed preparation.
Fig 7: The completed Class V direct resin restoration.
Fig 8: The remaining carious lesions were accessed, cleaned and prepared.
Fig 9: The finished direct resin restorations.
Fig 10: Tissue appearance after one week.
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