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By Ronaldo Hirata, DDS, MS, PhD; and Camila Sobral Sampaio, DDS, MS, PhD
Commercial Supporter: Ivoclar Vivadent
The use of direct composites in restorations for some clinical procedures can be simpler and quicker than use of ceramics and other technologies that in recent years have often resulted in the practitioner doing too much restoring. The speed inherent in use of composites is particularly important in the era of coronavirus (COVID-19), when both practitioner and patient want less contact with each other. Moreover, resin composite restorations can be performed in a single appointment.
About the Authors
Ronaldo Hirata, DDS, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biomaterials and Biomimetics
New York University
New York, New York
Camila Sobral Sampaio, DDS, MS, PhD
Universidad de los Andes