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filling

 [fil´ing]
1. the material inserted into a prepared tooth cavity, usually gold, amalgam, cement, or a synthetic resin.
2. the process of inserting, condensing, shaping, and finishing a filling in a prepared tooth cavity or root canal. Called also restoration.

fill·ing

(fil'ing),
Lay term for a dental restoration.

filling

(fĭl′ĭng)
n.
Material, such as amalgam or gold, used to fill a cavity in a tooth.

filling

Dentistry A material–eg amalgam, cement, porcelain or synthetics, used to restore lost tooth structure. See Amalgam, Caries.

fill·ing

(fil'ing)
Colloquial term for a dental restoration.

Filling

Dental material that occupies the space remaining within a tooth after the decayed portion has been removed.

fill·ing

(fil'ing)
Lay term for a dental restoration.

Patient discussion about filling

Q. what would be the best way to protect my teeth from decaying?i fill pain always in my private parties,what prb whenever i take long with out sex,so i would like the advice from my fewwol

A. i fail to see the connection between teeth and groin pain...about the teeth. it's very very simple- get used to a healthy oral hygiene. brush your teeth in the right way twice a day for at least 6 minute. use floss. go to a dental hygienist, she'll guide you through it.

Q. what happens if a dentist fills a cavity with some caries left on the tooth? the cavity was deep ,close to the nerve. Didn’t make nerve exposure.?

A. If it wasn’t removed properly – you will have what they call – “recurrent cries”. It’ll continue growing without you seeing it until you’ll come back to the dentist again because of the pain. I suggest you’ll save the pain part and go now.

Q. what happens if a dentist fills a cavity with some caries left on the tooth? the cavity was deep ,close to the nerve. Didn’t make nerve exposure.?

A. If that is so, then you will need to have him remove all the decay, the refill. If it is too close to the nerves then they may have to do a root canal. That means take out the filling, the tooth pulp and fill it up.

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Which are the major developments made by the prominent filling machines market players that could support future business growth?
Destruction of more tooth structure - healthy parts of the tooth must often be removed to make a space large enough to hold the amalgam filling.
Presently, SOCAR's filling stations operate in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine, Romania and Switzerland.
Fillings can fail for a variety of reasons, including reemergence of the initial tooth decay or the filling becoming detached.
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An annular gap inside of the fill head spout directs air displaced during the filling operation to a single vent for applications requiring connection to a dust collector.
High performance and low overall system costs are the outstanding features of the high-speed filling machines from SIG Combibloc.
Source told this LPG mobile plant should be of three tones while LPG association has fully ignored this element and introducing LPG mobile filling stations in the country which are not ideal and may result into loss of innocent human lives.
The F-Labo is capable of filling various types of dosage forms, and according to the company, maintains high accuracy of fill weights to ensure precision even when small quantities of fill material are being used.
High intravesical pressure and low compliance during bladder filling are common findings during CMG, even with relatively slow artificial filling rates in patients with neurogenic bladder dysfunction.
fill out 1 : to increase in size and fullness <The smaller plants are filling out.> 2 : to complete by providing information <Please fill out a form.>
A combination bulk bag/drum filler includes a fill head that pivots down for connecting empty bags at floor level and a swing-arm-mounted chute for filling drums.