Vocabulary III Mod C
Terms in this set (15)
The act of mixing alloy and mercury with an amalgamator to form amalgam.
A substance that initiates a chemical reaction and enables it to proceed under milder conditions than otherwise possible.
Combination of two or more metals. Composition; silver, tin, copper, zinc-.
One of the most common restorative materials, effective, long lasting, inexpensive
Amalgam is the combination of alloy and mercury mixed together.
Very toxic chemical, only metal that is liquid.
Plastic Strip Matrix
Used with composite materials to create a wall for class III & IV.
Holds band securely in place and prevents excess material from escaping which would cause an overhang.
Made of stainless steel creates a wall for a class II restoration.
A curing process, a chemical process in which acrylic hardens.
As in light curing; the act of hardening or setting material with a special light.
A material used to restore teeth, it is a tooth-colored plastic, resin filling material.
30%-40% phosphoric acid, liquid or gel, used to pit the enamel and dentin to promote retention of composite fillings.
A device used to hold a matrix band around the proximal surfaces of a tooth during the filling stages of a restoration.
Thin strips of abrasive metal used to smooth interproximal surfaces of restorations.
A machine used to triturate (mix) amalgam.