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Shark tooth filling colour A2

The question of colour A2 arose of this molar 4.6 repair four months old. Should it go lighter to A1 for the next batch? Noticable are slight amalgam remains barely visible to the naked eye. Restrained amalgam removal was to prevent the tooth from desintegrating. Anyway, the GCP filling was to all satisfaction of the patient. Only the roots received HealOzone maintenance care this session.

Shark teeth root filling premolar

This retired civil engeneer from the former island of Wieringen 77 years of age requested his premolar 24 to be repaired. The element was still slightly bleeding on preparing with HealOzone. Nevertheless the Glass Carbomer repair was proceeded. Two capsules were applied. Polishing was limited for now to let the Shark teeth filling material adhere properly enough in time. The procedure was non-invasive with no drilling, self adhesive with no etching. Solo with no assistant. The prognosis is fair. In any case some defect should be easily resolved with GCP. The risk of reaction is nill. HealOzone wih Glass Carbomer makes an excellent combination in my experience.

Challenging shark teeth repairs

This building contractor calculator lady 48 years of age had defective molars 47 and 36. Today was the second attempt to get the fillings to hold without adding posts. Inflammation and infection was under control assured with another HealOzone session right before placement of the Glass Carbomer filling material. Follow up in two months. Two GCP Heat lamps for 5 times 30 seconds were applied. The 47 molar still needs to be trimmed somewhat. No painfull reactions are to be expected. The only concern is the repairs to hold. Improved double heating with the GCP lamps may have resolved this.

Bulk repair on pulpa

 

Post root canal treatment and Glass Carbomer repair

This lady, building contractor calculator, 48 years of age came in with a failed filling of molar 3.6 buccal after a conventional root canal treatment. HealOzone reduced the amount of bleeding to practically zero. A Glass Carbomer A2 capsule was mixed and placed directly on the pulpa, gently modelled and cured with GCP heat lamp for 5 times 30s.  A further build up of the element may be considered at a later date. However the bonding of the glass ionomer material onto the dentine is of primary concern. No reactions are to be expected. Removal of excess material was left to a later date.

Case study molar 36 repair

Molar 36 GCP repair

This lady from the province of Brabant 59 years of age had the lingual wall of her molar 3.6 broken off. A repair with Glass Carbomer Fill A2 was placed in one bulk fill on the date of 24th April 2017. After enough HealOzone, as customary, with no drilling. Picture taken 12th May 2017. No pre-repair picture available. The patient was more than satisfied with the result. However I am not totally happy with the distal lingual margin of the repair and I suspect the curing lamp could not cover the relatively extensive repair complete enough. To our suppliers: Can you please look in the possibility of applying a double curing lamp in a stable handle. For placing Glass Carbomer Fill crowns, can you fabricate me a four headed lamp, or just four lamps in a single handle. Please have a look at some of my other cases and we could have a get together to improve on these experiments. Thanks.

 

 

 

 

Dental root infection

Root infection molar 1.6

Unbearable tooth ache during 72 hours, in spite of all sorts of self medication brought this gentleman from Gouda 50 years of age into the practice. His whole dentition was done with HealOzone this visit, the 1.6 and 1.7 molars more thoroughly. Provided the necesarry precautions are taken the outlook is favourable for a complete recovery. The gentleman opted for amalgam replacement. However, working in a diseased tooth is never a good idea, for opening up the molar would produce a bloody and painfull situation. Relieve with this ozone procedure should be fairly immediate. While the after  care measures are well enough applied and understood, amalgam replacement may be appropriate after the third HealOzone session. To be performed without anesthesia. Conventionally this case would have led to a root canal treatment which the patient sought to avoid at all cost. He is to be congratulated on his determination and courage. The hardest thing is to get the patient to adhere to the after care protocol strictly enough. Seems hard to believe that balancing carbohydrates on the one hand to minerals, proteins and aminogroups with plenty of oxygen and nitrogen on the other hand will relief the root condition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Failed root canal treatment

Molar 3.6 after failed root canal treatment

The molar 3.6 was half broken off after a root canal treatment of this lady 47 years of age and she lost faith in conventional dentistry. After one HealOzone session she was painfree. In the three year dental program she will get her dentition done all around with HealOzone three times, now at her second visit. This molar 3.6 is left open a couple of months to let the element including the root stabilize enough with special rinsing and nutrition, with finally a Glass Carbomer filling. The repair to be placed in bulk fill, self bonding with no drilling. Please note that the 3.7 and 3.8 are already extracted which makes the 3.6 more important. Another option might be adhesion placement of a ready made fitting inlay of maybe Zirkonium or some porcelain. If any of you readers have ideas on how to proceed, strictly non-invasive, please post your comments. Thanks.

 

 

 

Buccal root cavity repair

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Cavity root cervix buccal molar 3.7

This gentleman 46 years of age, teacher with a university degree in physics, eventually wants this cavity repaired which is not healing by itself. After the second try you can see the result below.

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Buccal root cavity repair of 3.7 with GCP

Purely preparing with HealOzone for twice 20s one Glass Carbomer capsule was mixed and placed in bulk. After GCP gloss the material was held in place with a ToDent Cervical Matrix for Class V repairs with GCP heat lamp on top for four times 30s. Removal of excess material and polishing was left to be done for another time.

Instruments assortment

The ToDent Cervical Matrix shield with holder and curing lamp on top is of particular interest as Class V repairs can be challenging. In particular with vegetarians. The gentleman was advised to soak the tooth properly in good animal protein such as from minced beef twice a day for the repair to hold and for better luck this time. Nitrogen groups are quite essential to transport and inbed minerals and to let the Glass Carbomer Fill take on Shark teeth properties. Just like in Chemistry where ammonia is being used to produce all sorts of things.

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)