Dental Materials, Restorative
Definition : Dental materials such as gold foil, mercury, metal alloys, and other materials designed for in situ restoration of the appearance, structure and/or function of a patient's teeth. These dental materials usually consist of specially combined substances whose occurring chemical reactions can be predictable and/or controllable. Restorative dental materials are fillings easy to manipulate and shape; they include amalgams, composite resins and unfilled resins. Restorative dental materials are used in dentists' offices.
Entry Terms : "Restorative Dental Materials" , "Restorative Materials, Dental, Other" , "Dental Filling Materials" , "Dental Fillings" , "Restorative Materials, Dental" , "Dental Resinous Compounds" , "Resinous Compounds, Dental"
UMDC code : 16188