You are assisting in the restoration of a mesial-occlusal-distal (MOD) amalgam on tooth #13. How many wedges should be set out for this procedure Where is a wedge positioned in preparation for proper contour? From what direction do you position the wedge? HTM
You are to prepare the universal retainer and matrix band for tooth #29. When assembling the band into the retainer with the diagonal slot facing you, in which direction should the band go-right, straight, or left?
Before you assemble the matrix band and retainer or place the Mylar strip interproximally what needs to be done to the band to enhance its contouring abilities?
The dentist has overfilled tooth #13 and has completed the initial carving and is ready to start the final carving of the occlusal and interproximal surfaces. Describe the sequence involved in removal of the matrix band retainer, and wedge