How to close an open contact

Posted by Dr. Simon McDonald on 10 April 2019 10:26:45 AM

In this series of blog posts we will be addressing some of the most frequently asked questions surrounding the One Visit Crown (OVC). Nothing in dentistry is easy, but we hope that some of these tips and tricks will help you to continue to provide great clinical outcomes for your patients. 

Firstly, make sure that you have read our articles on how to achieve tight contacts:

If you familiarise yourself well with the above methods to get tight contacts, then ideally you should not end up with an open contact at all. However, on the odd chance that it does occur, below we will outline what to do in order to recover. 

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Tags: Clinical Tips, Tight Contacts

How to get tight contacts using the Garrison Composi-Tight® original ring

Posted by Dr. Simon McDonald on 9 April 2019 1:19:46 PM

The OVC system is flexible in its use. To create separation, you can use any of the following;

  • Garrison Composi-Tight® original ring with wooden wedges
  • Wooden wedges alone
  • Stretch Wedges

Below we will show you a clinical tip on how to use wooden wedges in combination with a separating ring for optimum separating force. 

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Tags: Clinical Tips, Direct Technique, Tight Contacts

How to get consistently tight contacts with the OVC

Posted by Dr. Simon McDonald on 10 May 2018 12:33:00 PM

In this article we will run you through how to get consistently tight contacts with the OVC.

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Tags: Clinical Tips, Direct Technique, Tight Contacts