Posts Tagged ‘composite resins’
Is Your Dentist BPA Free?
BPA? What is it? BPA or Bisphenol A is an organic compound that is widely used in the manufacture of many consumer plastic products, and has been found in some dental composites and sealants. BPA exhibits hormone-like (estrogen) properties that raise concern about its suitability in consumer products and food containers. Some laboratory testing has suggested that BPA…Read More
Dental Bonding: The Answer to a Chipped Tooth
Dental Bonding (also referred to as Adhesive Dentistry) is the process whereby your dentist or cosmetic dentist rebuilds, reshapes, and/or covers tooth defects using tooth-colored materials (composite resins). Chipping a tooth is one of the most common dental emergencies that patients and dentists face. Luckily, with modern materials and techniques, it is a situation that…Read More
What are "White Fillings"?
White fillings are a dental restorative material used to restore function, integrity and morphology of missing tooth structure. The missing tooth structure can occur from cavities, external trauma, and also lost intentionally via preparation of the tooth by the dentist for the dental filling. The development of tooth colored or white fillings has provided the cosmetic dentist and patients…Read More