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Dental Materials m4

Dental Materials m4

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DENTAL MATERIALS M4DENTAL RESIN
Plastics
Common in powder – liquid form
Solubility: 0.1%
USES OF RESIN:
INDIVIDUAL TRAY 
CEMENTING MEDIUM
o
Pontics, crowns, inlays, onlays
DENTURE BASE
o
Part of the denture that rest on the softtissues where pontics are attached
PONTICS
o
Artificial teeth
o
Can be resin(plastic) or porcelain
 JACKET CROWNS
o
Houses the tooth
o
Can be acrylic resin or porcelain
RESTORATIVE MATERIAL
o
 Tooth colored materials that are usuallyseen in anterior teeth
RELINING/REBASING
o
Resurfacing or changing the entire base
o
Lasts longer than ZOE paste
REPAIRING
o
Repair fractured denture
MOUTH GUARDS
o
Patients who suffer from night grinding orpersons who do sports use mouth guards toprevent attrition
o
Rubber-like in nature
PITS AND FISSURE SEALANT
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Protects young molars from prematureonset of caries
REMOVABLE ORTHODONTIC APPLIANCE
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Base for expanders
o
Base for retainers
OBTURATOR
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Patients with cleft palate
o
Blocks the space to improve speech
CONSTRUCTION OF MAXILLOFACIALSTRUCTURES
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Artificial replacement of facial parts
FACING FOR A ¾ CROWN
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Labial is made of resin while M, D and Li ismade of metal
BASE PLATE
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for easier setting
GOOD QUALITIES OF DENTURE BASE MATERIALS:
DIMENSIONALLY STABLE
o
No shrinkage or expansion
NON-TOXIC
o
No irritating ingredients
TRANSPARENT/TRANSLUSCENT
o
Simulates the tissues they are supposed toreplace
COLOR STABLE
o
During fabrication and normal usage
INSOLUBLE BY ANY FLUIDS
ABLE TO WITHSTAD ABRASION
o
Durable
PALATABLE
o
 Tasteless
o
odorless
CAPABLE OF BEING TAINTED OR PIGMENTED
o
Simulate the color of the tissue beingreplaced/copied to make it look natural
EASY TO REPAIR
LOW SPECIFIC GRAVITY 
o
For stability
o
Upper is more stable than lower

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