Posts Tagged ‘ dental fillings ’

Fillings Of The Future Could Be Made Of Glass

The materials used for dental fillings have changed over the year. While amalgam fillings were once popular, composite feeling are now the choice of many patients. In the future, dental fillings could be made of bioactive glass. The glass fillings would have the ability to fight off bacteria and would be durable and cosmetically appealing as well. Read… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 11 2016

Could Watching Cement Dry Make Fillings Last Longer

The secret to making  a patients filling last longer could be as simple as watching the cement dry. A recent study found that paying close attention could make for better fillings. “Our works opens up the possibility of tailoring the strength of non-mercury cements by homing in on the special setting points, which we call… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 19 2015

Could Tooth Fillings Be Linked To Behavior Issues?

Tooth fillings are pretty common and most people have their teeth filled without any problems. A new study shows that fillings that contain BPA may cause behavior problems.  More studies are needed to see if there is a direct link to the fillings and the behavior problems, but the researchers claim that there is evidence… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 24 2015