Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Buchalla

Wolfgang Buchalla
Director of the Polyclinic for Restorative Dentistry and Periodontology

  • 1987 - 1992 Study of Dentistry, University of Heidelberg
  • 1995 - 2000 Research Assistant, University of Freiburg
  • 2000 - 2002 Research Visit, University of Indianapolis, USA
  • 2002 - 2006 Senior Physician, University of Göttingen
  • 2005 Habilitation
  • 2007 - 2013 Head of the Cariology Department, University of Zurich
  • Seit 10/2013 Director of the Polyclinic for Restorative Dentistry and Periodontology, University of Regensburg

Contributions of this expert

Caries excavation should happen like this: As much as necessary, as little as possible. In this first part of his lecture Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Buchalla, University of Regensburg/Germany, outlines why it is so difficult to identify the excavation edge and how to approach this issue.

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In Fluorescence Aided Caries Excavation (FACE) the disparity of the reflecting nature of carious and healthy tooth substance is used to visualize the edge between them and to enable a better excavation. In the second part of the lecture Professor Dr. Wolfgang Buchalla, University of Regensburg/Germany,…

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Fluorescence Aided Caries Excavation (FACE), its indications, application and clinical results are the major focus of the third part of the lecture of Professor Dr. Wolfgang Buchalla, University of Regensburg/Germany.

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By means of Fluorescence Aided Caries Excavation (FACE) Professor Dr. Wolfgang Buchalla, University of Regensburg/Germany, excavates the caries profunda of a premolar and caps the pulp indirectly.

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