Specialties in Dentistry 2023 – Course 2 – The Chemical Magic of Glass Ionomer Restoratives and Sealants


[1 Continuing Education Credit] Douglas A. Young, DDS, EdD, MBA, MS, explores the advantages of glass ionomer dental materials, proper placement techniques, and why and when to use selective caries removal. Sponsored by GC America. [1 Hour]

Sponsored by: GC America

Hosted by: Doug Young, DDS

Despite caries risk assessment and therapeutic tools that have been in use for decades, dental caries remains a significant problem in many populations. The science and chemistry for using glass ionomer restoratives for its unique ability to treat caries lesions chemically will be presented. Success is often determined by correct placement techniques.Dr. Young will review how to properly use glass restoratives with, and without, the use of silver diamine fluoride (SDF) using minimally invasive methodology to bridge the gap between remineralization and traditional restoration.

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