Polymers in Dentistry : Dental Composite Resin


The University of York Macromolecule Project about polymers in dentistry, more specifically about dental composite resin. Enjoy!

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Contact lenses – http://www.optometry.co.uk/
Colourful clothing – http://goinggrayblog.com/
Umbrella – http://www.omiru.com/
DNA – http://en.wikipedia.org/
Recycled plastics – http://health.yahoo.net/
Dental curing light – http://commons.wikimedia.org/ user : Niomno
Polymerisation – http://commons.wikimedia.org/ user : LivingShadow
Bis-GMA – http://www.intechopen.com/
Front teeth – http://www.belgravedentalclinic.ie/
Posterior teeth – http://www.drterrymah.com/
Rafael Bowen — www.ada.org
Free radical polymerisation – http://www.biologie.uni-hamburg.de/
Quartsz – http://www.indiamart.com/
Colloidal silica – http://shopmager.com/
Paste becoming rigid – http://www.denmat.com/
Two pastes – http://www.diamonddentalsupplies.com/
Opened mouth – http://www.cea1.com/
Polymerisation inside the mouth — rsc.org (David Watts, University of Manchester)
Curing depth and factor affecting it – http://cdeworld.com/
Ruyter – www.niom.no
Oysaed — www.niom.no
Polymerisation shrinkage — www.dentalaegis.com
Ring opening polymerisation – http://chem.chem.rochester.edu
BPA sign — www.bcaction.org
Hyperbrancched Polymers – http://www.hyperpolymers.com
Crosslinked polymers image of polysterene — a research paper with the title Preparation, structure and morphology of polymer supports by David C. Sherrington† from Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, University of Strathclyde, 295 Cathedral Street, Glasgow, UK G1 1XL

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The Surgery Squad from youtube – white fillings

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