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den·tal ma·te·ri·al

any material used in dentistry.
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dental material

Any of several types of colloids, plastics, resins, and metal alloys used in dentistry to take impressions, restore teeth, or duplicate dentition.
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Similarly, it was considered that it may be more appropriate to teach SDM in year 2 when the students have gained an elementary knowledge of clinical dental practice to facilitate a better understanding of the application of dental materials in clinical environments.
The aim of the present study was to investigate and evaluate the mechanical properties of nanobased dental materials in comparison with conventional restorative materials with the indentation test on the nanometer scale.
Transfer zone: The transfer zone (right-handed--4 o'clock to 7 o'clock; left-handed--5 o'clock to 8 o'clock) is the area where instruments and dental materials are exchanged between the dental assistant and the dentist.
Editors Hatrick and Eakle present this densely illustrated applications volume on dental materials for dental hygienists and assistants.
His greatest joy was helping those on their quest to recover from the many degenerative diseases caused by silver (mercury) fillings and heavy metal toxicity from other dental materials.
Discount Dental Materials Inc (OTCBB:DDOO), announced on Thursday that it has changed its name to Cerebain Biotech Corp.
Studies on the degradation of dental materials have confirmed the release of substances such as 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate (HEMA) and triethylene glycol dimethacrylate (TEGDMA) from resin-based dental materials [6-9, 12, 13].
Cerebain Biotech Corp, a subsidiary of Discount Dental Materials Inc (OTCBB:DDOO), announced on Tuesday that medical device product development company, Sonos Models Inc, is set to procure pig omentum for the purpose of testing the first prototypes of Cerebain's medical device product for treatment of Alzheimer's.
Current and potential areas of collaboration include expansion of research in dental materials science, including studies of radiation effects on dental materials; biotechnology research in areas from biodefense to biological waste treatment and bioremediation; behavior and health effects of environmental contaminants; technologies developed for homeland defense applications and emergency medicine; materials developed for waste management uses that could be adapted for therapeutic treatments; 3-D imaging and rapid fabrication technologies; and adapting sensor systems from environmental monitoring and cleanup for use in surgery and diagnosis.
Nisha Garg and Amit Garg (conservative dentistry and endodontics and oral and maxillofacial surgery, Manav Rachna Dental College, India) offer a textbook for undergraduate and graduate students that explains disease processes and properties of dental materials along with clinical skills.