Tag Archives: white filling

Filling fell out of tooth

filling fell out

Filling fell out of tooth? Filling fell out of tooth and need some answers? Don’t worry, this is likely not an emergency!  Even though the hole may feel huge, a dentist can almost always repair it.  The most common cause of a filling falling out is decay.  We dental professionals miss these areas of decay […]

Dental composite products

dental composite or white filling

Dental Composites by type Bulk Fill – flowable with higher filler content Low viscosity or Base – used under composite SureFil SDR flow (recommended) Venus Bulk Fill Flow Filtek Bulk Fill Flowable Restorative (less wear resistant than some of the others in this category Sawlani IADR 2013) Voco x-tra base (ADA best) Beautifil-Bulk Flowable Shofu (Giomer […]

Dental Composite chemistry

dental composite or white filling

Dental composite chemistry C factor – ratio of bonded to unbonded surfaces in the preparation Consists of Organic resin matrices Inorganic fillers consisting of proprietary combinations of zinc, alumina, silica, quartz, and zirconia.  This is where most of the evolution of composites has occurred. Pre-polymerized resins as a coupling agent Silane – tris(2-methoxyethoxy) vinyl silane  […]