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Is mercury in composite resin filling?

Is mercury in composite resin filling?

No: Composites are often the first choice as an alternative to the silver mercury fillings. ...Read more

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Should I choose a metal or composite resin filling?

Should I choose a metal or composite resin filling?

Your priorities?: Cost and longevity favor amalgam. If esthetics are your thing , then composites. The size of the cavity can also influence your decision. If it is small, a composite filling may require less tooth to be drilled away. There are other alternatives too, though they have higher costs. Gold is still a terrific choice. There are also porcelain fillings. Don't be afraid to talk to your dentist. ...Read more

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Do i choose a metal filling or a composite resin filling?

Ask your dentist: Deciding which type of filling to use is best made by the patient and dentist, taking into account the size and location of the cavity, patient history, cosmetic concerns, insurance coverage and cost. ...Read more

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Whats the difference between veneers and composite resin bonding?

Whats the difference between veneers and composite resin bonding?

Resin vs Porcelain: They are both meant to do the same thing and both can look very nice when done well. Resin bonding is done chairside with out much cutting (if any) and they use the same material used for fillings that are white. Porcelain veneers are fabricated in a lab and are glued on and take more than one visit. Porcelain is stronger and looks nicer mostly but both are great. ...Read more

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Got a composite resin filling replaced with a ceramic and now it's really sensitive. What can I do?

Got a composite resin filling replaced with a ceramic and now it's really sensitive. What can I do?

OTC and DDS: Take some otc pain medication such as advil, motrin, aleve or tylenol (acetaminophen) and avoid very cold and hot foods and liquids for awhile. Also call your dentist for advice and whether it warrants your dentist seeing you to evaluate the situation. ...Read more

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Can a dentist place a layer of composite resin on top of a porcelin fused to metal crown to level out a patient's bite?

Yes, it is possible: but only on temporary bases. It won't last for long period of time. Ask your dentist for alternatives. ...Read more

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Prosthrodontist said that composite resin discolors and will chip off if placed on tooth roots when trying to fill in gray triangles.Need 2nd opinion?

Prosthrodontist said that composite resin discolors and will chip off if placed on tooth roots when trying to fill in gray triangles.Need 2nd opinion?

Second opinion: In many cases, seeking a second opinion is not only warranted, but necessary. Unless your disease is life threatening and requires emergency care, it is never a bad idea to seek a second opinion. Getting a second opinion helps you feel more confident about your diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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Is composite resin used to fill in gaps in front lower teeth?

Is composite resin used to fill in gaps in front lower teeth?

Many options: Yes that is one way but also consider braces to close the gaps and lamintes if you want a more long lasting treatment. Composite can be used for the quick result chuck. ...Read more

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In the course of a class III composite resin on #8 which teeth need to be isolated?

In the course of a class III composite resin on #8 which teeth need to be isolated?

Cuspid to Cuspid: is the most common isolation for this procedure. The advantage is acquiring excellent access, moisture control and best cosmetics. ...Read more

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Can a front tooth dental veneer, that later becomes chipped, be repaired using composite resin and be color blended so that it is not noticeable?

Yes and no: There was a reason why the veneer chipped. A repair is never as good as identifying the cause of the fracture and replacing with a new veneer. Some dentists with special techniques can adequately repair chips on veneers the long term prognosis is not good. ...Read more

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