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Dental materials are used for a variety of reasons. The basic reason for using dental materials is to restore the tooth back to its original anatomy. Some materials are used more than others but it depends on their characteristics. Composite resin is a type of dental material. Some dental materials do not have the esthetic characteristic that composite resin has. That is why sometimes, it is more favorable than other dental materials. It is one of the most common dental materials that are used to restore a tooth back to its natural appearance.
When it comes to products that are being marketed, there are many different brands that are trying to be sold. It is important for the dentist to know which brand is best for the office. Research can be done online. They can compare the uses, advantages, and cost. The main use for composite resin dental materials is for restoring teeth that has been affected by decay and other damages (know your teeth, 2007). Composite resin is different from other dental materials because it is a white filling. It can be matched to the patient’s natural tooth color so the appearance is not an issue. Patients have the option of choosing between non esthetic and esthetic filling. That is why some patients prefer to have composite resin fillings than other dental materials. It is used for cosmetic purposes as well as fixing the decayed teeth. When the patient has a composite filling done, the dentist will place it on the tooth in layers. Most often, a light is used to harden the material. After the layers are in place and it is auto cured by the light, the dentist uses electronic instruments to reshape the tooth. It is important to shape it back as much as possible to the original tooth structure and anatomy....

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...nt, their financial situation, the structure of the tooth, the area of the tooth being worked on, and the dentist. It is best to choose composite resin for reasons such as small cavities that are towards the front of the mouth. Composite resin dental fillings are becoming more popular; therefore, more dental insurance companies are accepting it as part of their plan.

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