Assessing restorative dental materials: 2. Questions for a dental sales representative

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Many methodologies are used during the testing of dental materials, although different tests are suitable for different materials and clinical situations. This paper discusses factors relevant to the choice of a dental material, and suggests questions that a practitioner would find helpful to ask a dental sales representative, such as ease of use, effect on the environment and the relevance of fluoride release.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)244-8
Number of pages5
JournalDental Update
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2002