Types ofsythetic resins which are used in dentistry as restorative materials and adhesives:

  1. They are Insoluable
  2. They are Aesthetic
  3. Insensitive to dehydration
  4. Easy to manipulate
  5. Reasonably Inexpensive
  6. Compared to silver amalgam restorations the aesthetics of composites are far superior
  7. They are comfortable
  8. Strong
  9. Durable

Composites chemically bond to the tooth structure and restores the original tooth integrity.

Tooth Sparing Preparation:

Composite filling are glued or bonded to the tooth unlike amalgam fillings this conserves the tooth strucle by preventing unnecessary drilling less costly and more conservative as compared to the dental crowns prevents release of mercury to the environment