Four months old GCP repair

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Premolar 45 Glass Carbomer Fill A2 after four months

This lady born and raised in the province of Utrecht region it Gooi, professional church organ and flute player, 65 years of age, was finishing her three year dental maintenance program this session. The 45 premolar had Glass Carbomer Fill, colour A2, placed at the date of October 17th, 2016. The repair is distally bordering the 46 with onlay. There is scope for improvement but to the naked eye it looks quite natural. There were no complaints.

Below you can see the molar 47 with a cavity distally with stable underlying dentine and no complaints, which is left unrepaired for the time being. Filling is possible but this would yield limited merit. The old amalgam is left in place as well not to take the risk of desintegrating the tooth. The lady does not want to be treated by conventional dentistry anymore and she can reshedule in six months and probably have a prolonged three year dental maintenance plan.

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Molar 47 with cavity distally

Wisdom tooth repair

Molar 2.8 cavity and GCP repair

This lively lady from the coastal region of Holland 69 years of age came in with a cavity mesial of molar 28. A piece of dentine had fallen out. Esthetically challenging to work against gravity this far back maxillary. After due preparation with HealOzone, Glass Carbomer Fill was placed in bulk using a Garrison matrix shield with Soft Face 3D-Ring 3D500 to get a fitting interapproximal space. As usual no drilling at all. This GCP shark teeth filling material will bind itself into the dentine through biofusion according to the supplier and as such should last for a generation. The repair goes with one year repair warranty in spite of the lady being vegetarian. Lack of proper animal protein was a prime factor of developing this lesion in my humble opinion. This procedure will save the lady a conventional root canal treatment or extraction. A root canal treatment would have limited chance of succes anyway (eventually) given the difficulty of this remote location. Not to speak of the costs involved and the risks of toxicity of a root canal treated tooth. Reference: The Roots of Disease – Connecting Dentistry & Medicine by Robert Kulacz DDS and Tomas E. Levy MD JD (Xlibris)

Partial extraction and repair molar

Partial extracted molar 47 buccal view

This antroposophical therapist from Amsterdam, 57 years of age, was hanging on to her molar 47 which had fractured all the way into the root and as such was beyond repair. A partial extraction was suggested which was carried out with the following result.

Extracted molar part

Noticable are traces of a previous root canal treatment. The remaining part of the tooth was a bit unstable and in spite of a worrysome outlook a provisional repair was carried out on the same day of the extraction. This should give the molar still quite a number of years. With all the risks of infection under control thanks to HealOzone and Glass Carbomer a responsible therapeutic trial.

Provisional Glass Carbomer filling molar 47

The shark teeth filling material with glass particles of 10 micron in diameter was handpressed in place and cured for 5 times 30s with GCP heat lamp. To keep morale on high ground an after care guarantee was rendered valid for one year. Not a Hollywood tooth but the only other option would have been total extraction. Experimental category.