It is about thiourethane, which is characterized by increased strength, writes Daily Mail.
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The dental fillings made on the basis of this substance turned out to be two times stronger than the standard ones.
By the way, the usual fillings are destroyed within 7-10 years. They may crack during chewing. Because of this, bacteria penetrate the tooth and destroy it from the inside. Each time it weakens the tooth.
Scientists have created twice as strong dental fillings as compared with traditional
Stronger in quality materials for dental fillings will help solve this problem and prolong the life of the tooth.
The stability of new fillings was proven during a 6-month experiment. For all this time, the sample was placed in a container that mimics the environment of the oral cavity. It turned out that in comparison with currently relevant seals, the strength of the new compound is higher by 30%.
Scientists note that they have developed glue, which also increases the strength of the seal. It contains a specific kind of polymer called methacrylamide. The latter is very resistant to water, bacteria and enzymes in the mouth.
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