Restorative dentistry is to restore any damaged teeth or missing teeth. Restorative dentistry aims to re store the normal form and function of teeth and supporting structures. Restorative dentistry procedures are multidimensional that includes simple procedure like filling to a complex procedure like restoring a missing teeth.
Composite/ Tooth Coloured Fillings
A composite material is a highly cross linked polymeric material reinforced with amorphous, silica,glass, crystalline and organic resin filler particles that matches the colour of the tooth exactly. Composite restoration have many advantages when compared with other conventional fillings.
Glass Ionomer fillings are made from acrylic and fluoroaluminosilicate, a component of glass. This type of filling is strong and often used in people with decay that extends below the gum line. It merely coincides the natural color of the tooth but still appear white in colour. This filling material is comparatively inexpensive. It is the best material when decay is present nesr the gum region of the teeth.