Summary – What is the Biobase?

The Biobase consists of the following layers:

  • Immediate Dentin Sealing (IDS)
  • Resin Coating (RC)
  • Thin layer of composite (which is fiber-reinforced if necessary)
  • Deep Margin Elevation (DME)
Fig 1. Clinical photographs showing formation of the Biobase. From left to right: (1) PSZ and CRE. (2) IDS with Clearfil SE Protect and RC with Majesty Flow. (3) Ribbond placed within layer of AP-X Posterior composite.
Photo Credit: Dr Haider Waleed

Learn More…

To learn more about the Biobase in relation to Immediate Dentin Sealing (IDS), Resin Coating (RC), the Oyxgen-Inhibited Layer (OIL) and Decoupling With Time (DWT), see Lesson 3 of the Six Lessons Approach to Biomimetic Dentistry below.