Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

n. (in dentistry) the operation of inserting a specially prepared substance into a cavity drilled in a tooth, often in the treatment of dental caries. The filling may be temporary or permanent, and various materials may be used (see amalgam, cement, composite resin, gold).

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.