Ever since their introduction in the 1970s, light‐activated resin composites have
shown many shortcomings such as poor wear resistance, poor dentin marginal
adaptation, problems of shade matching in esthetic cases and mainly the
shrinkage during the polymerization.
This lecture will develop how to choose and use our adhesives, what is new in
restorative materials, what are the low stress composites and the most innovative
technologies, how to do the shade matching, the polymerization techniques and
how to perform composite esthetic restorations from anterior to posterior using
simplified and repeatable techniques and this to achieve esthtetic success.