temporary filling

temporary filling

a short-term use material which can restore missing tooth structure until such time as definitive treatment of the tooth is possible. It may incorporate sedative materials for pulpal pain.
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In the first visit and after rubber dam isolation, the temporary filling was removed, and a large perfoC.
A small moist cotton pellet was placed over the MTA, and the access cavity was sealed with temporary filling material.
There are two types of filler options available to those desiring plump lips, and Kylie might have opted for a temporary filling as the permanent one has adverse effects in the long run including deformity of lips, continues the doctor.
The most common method in the past starts with the creation of a dental impression, followed by another appointment for a temporary filling and another appointment for a check up on the crown that was placed the day before.
So she calmly sat her down on a wall outside the surgery in Prestonpans, East Lothian, and gave her a temporary filling.
Depends on the diagnosis A[degrees] sometimes it requires a temporary filling which sedates the tooth followed by a permanent filling once symptoms settle.
Students with permission for treatment and identified as needing a temporary filling can be treated in one chair by a hygienist while we have dentists with us performing screenings in the adjacent chair.
It had started wobbling dramatically, and not for the first time", I hasten to add, "and I would not have made a fuss but for the fact that I have a temporary filling on the other side of my mouth and had been advised not to bite on anything harder than a scrambled egg.
Another patient, 33, who asked not to be named, is midway through root canal treatment and has a temporary filling.
All I needed was some dental wax, a temporary filling mix.

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