CLASS I RESTORATIONS

OCCLUSAL TREATMENT TODAY

Today pit and fissure caries can be treated with resin products along a continuum of invasion. Unlike GV Black preps, which featured full entry to the depth of dentin and encouraged extension into all susceptible locations on the occlusal surface, today we can be more selective. Consequently, resins help us to conserve tooth structure better than ever while preventing  extension of caries. Occlusal treatment proceeds along a scale from simplest to most complex as follows:

LINKS

All Class I clinical procedures relate to the following material: