silicate cement


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sil·i·cate ce·ment

a dental filling material prepared by mixing a modified phosphoric acid solution with a powdered silica alumina fluoride glass.

silicate cement

[sil′i·kāt]
Etymology: L, silex, flint + caementum, rough stone
a dental cement that is translucent and porcelainlike when set; formerly used for esthetic temporary and semipermanent restorations of anterior teeth.

sil·i·cate ce·ment

(sili-kăt sĕ-ment)
Dental filling material prepared by mixing a modified phosphoric acid solution with a powdered silica alumina fluoride glass.

sil·i·cate ce·ment

(sili-kăt sĕ-ment)
Fixative used for anterior restorations; largely superseded in use by composite resins and glass ionomer cements.