Repair or replace defective restoration

When to repair and when to replace defective restorations. Treatment choices, preparation and choice of materials.

Defective restorations, what do we do? Scientific background for restoration repair, is it a good idea? Which restorations are suitable for repair and which should be replaced?

    • Scientific background for repair, MID, longevity of restorations
    • When to repair and when to replace
    • Operative treatment alternatives
    • Role of bonding, preparation and choice of materials

Course duration: Flexible.

This course is accepted in the continuing education program for the Norwegian Dental Association (NDA/NTF).

Frode Staxrud, Scientist
DDS, Dr. Philos.

Frode graduated DDS from University of Bergen in 1981. He managed his own dental practice from 1982 until 2018. From 2004, he worked as instructor, university lecturer and finally associate professor at the University of Oslo.

Frode holds a degree in dentistry, cariology, and his dissertation was about repair of dental restorations. He has been working part time at NIOM from 2008 where he now works full time as researcher.