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DirectCrown LT Indirect Restorative Technique. Objective. This presentation is designed to educate dental professionals on a new, chair-side, single appointment, indirect restorative procedure using materials from DirectCrown. DirectCrown LT Indications. Restorations Posterior Crown

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This presentation is designed to educate dental professionals on a new, chair-side, single appointment, indirect restorative procedure using materials from DirectCrown.

directcrown lt indications
DirectCrown LT Indications
  • Restorations
    • Posterior Crown
    • Anterior Crown
    • Inlays/Onlays
  • Single Appointment Cases
  • Cost Conscious Consumers
  • Long-Term Provisional
materials needed
Materials Needed
  • LT Crown Kit (Crowns)
  • Impression Materials & Tray
  • Die Silicone & Separator
  • Model Base Material
  • Model Articulator
  • Composite Resin
  • Composite Activator
indirect chair side technique overview
Indirect Chair-side Technique Overview

Post-Clinical Preparation Steps

  • Impression
  • Model Fabrication
  • LT Crown Selection & Adaptation
  • Crown Fabrication
  • Final Occlusion and Cementation
clinical view
Clinical View

Pre operative occlusal view of tooth #31 after root canal and a build up

impression taking alginate tray and detailer
Impression Taking (Alginate,Tray and Detailer)

Clinical Impression of opposing dentition is captured on bottom

side of impression tray.

impression detail
Impression Detail

Preparation Detail

model fabrication create silicone die model
Model Fabrication Create Silicone Die Model

Express Silicone Die Material into cavity avoiding the creation of air pockets

fabricate articulating model

Apply to articulator tray.


Apply fast setting base vinyl siloxane to impression tray.


Close articulator and allow to set firmly.

Fabricate Articulating Model
directcrown lt selection
DirectCrown LTSelection

Select the appropriate shade and crown shape for case.

adaptation indirect try in on model
AdaptationIndirect Try-In on Model

Adjustments can be made as necessary by trimming the LT Crown form.

Overextended margin needs adjustment

prime and line
Prime and Line

Use a composite activator solution to condition the LT to accept the liner composite.

Fill or line the LT shell with dentin composite avoiding formation of air pockets.

try in on model adjust align
Try In on Model, Adjust, Align

Use of a water soluble release agent will prevent adherence to model.

margin lining contouring
Margin Lining & Contouring

The model may be sectioned with a knife make contouring easier. The die can be removed from the tray and finished after initial curing of composite.


Cure all surfaces. An LED curing light works best for this application.

final curing
Final Curing

Remove the LT Crown and cure the inside surfaces and margins to ensure polymerization of resin

sectioned die inspection
Sectioned Die & Inspection

Superior fitting margins

try in
Try In

Occlusal contact requires modification

final restoration
Final Restoration

After final adjustment the crown is cemented in place

directcrown lt indirect technique
DirectCrown LT Indirect Technique
  • One-Visit Chair-side Crown Restoration
    • 35-45 Minute Procedure
  • Versatile…. Posterior & Anterior Restorations
  • Patient Affordable
  • High Patient Satisfaction
  • Predictable…. Strong, Durable, Micro-Hybrid Composite
  • Profitable

Call DirectCrown at 888-910-4490 with any questions.

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DirectCrown LTIndirect Restorative Technique

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