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Chapter-19 Direct Filling Gold Restoration

BOOK TITLE: Essentials of Operative Dentistry

Author
1. Sherwood I Anand
ISBN
9788184487794
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11151_19
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2010
Pages
12
Author Affiliations
1. CSI College of Dental Sciences and Research, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Abstract

The chapter starts off with advantages of Gold as a restorative material. Classification or different forms of direct filling gold is outlined. Then cohesive and non-cohesive forms of gold are discussed elaborately. Then a detailed explanation about compaction of direct filling gold is given principles of compaction and instruments used for compaction are explained. General steps in insertion and compaction of gold are outlined. The chapter next deals with fundamentals of cavity preparation for direct filling gold and about indications and contraindication for gold restoration are explained. The chapter discusses in length about various cavity preparation principles for Class I to V and various cavity designs. The chapter concludes with explanation about finishing and polishing of direct gold restoration.

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