Modern Post and Core Placement
|Presenter: Dr. Michael DiTolla||Release Date: 6/6/13|
|Credits: 1 CEU||Reviewed: 2023 Expiration Date: 6/6/26|
|AGD Subject Code: 070|
|CE Supporter: VOCO America|
The post and core has undergone many changes throughout the last few decades. Many of us were taught cast gold post and cores in dental school, only to switch to direct placed metal posts after graduation to save an appointment. To keep anterior teeth from looking gray, many switched to zirconia posts before learning they may cause root fractures due to their stiffness. Modern post and core technique features fiber reinforced resin posts with a dentin like elasticity, paired with a dual-cured nano-hybrid core build-up material.
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