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What is Composite/Tooth Coloured Filling Material?

By Anusavice


Above : Conventional Silver Filling . Below : Tooth Coloured Composite

Composite – in material science, a solid formed from two or more distinct phases (e.g. particles in a metal phase) that have been combined to produce properties superior to or intermediate to those of the individual constituents
Dental composite is defined as a highly cross-linked polymeric material reinforced by a dispersion of amorphous silica, glass, crystalline, or organic resin filler particles and/or short fibers bonded to the matrix by a coupling agent

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