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Can Antibacterial Fillings Combat Recurring Tooth Decay?

Can Antibacterial Fillings Combat Recurring Tooth Decay?

Researchers have found potent antibacterial capabilities in dental restoratives – also known as filling materials.
Watching Cement Dry Could Help Dental Fillings Last Longer

Watching Cement Dry Could Help Dental Fillings Last Longer

Scientists led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Aberystwyth University have revealed sweet points for dental fillings, where cement used to fill cracks regain elasticity before hardening indefinitely. This could have implications for creating more durable and longer-lasting fillings in the future. Typical dental glass cement, a United Kingdom innovation, is made from glass powder, liquid polymer and water, and is the preferred non-toxic choice, as defined by the United Nations and EU Commission, to mercury amalgam, which has be...
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