Random Pearls of Dental Materials


Dental Material is a subject that is compulsory to do, because almost 20-25 MCQs come in each Exam of FCPS Part 1. So you should give time to Dental Materials to perform well in Exam of FCPS Part 1. You can use many Books for this subject, but you should do MCQs and important Points of Dental Materials. We will be posting regularly the important points of different subjects. So try to be in touch with our Blog if you want to catch all Important Points. Below are the important Points made by Dr Maryam Malik. Hopefully it will help you in the exam of FCPS Part 1.



Most irritating—》 silicate .
2. Irritating effect in Deep cavities —》ZnOE .
3. Least irritating —》CaOH.
4. Kind to pulp —》 Polycarboxylate .
5. Most Bio-compatible to pulp & best marginal seal—》 ZnOE.
6. Anticariogenic properties —》 Znsilicophosphate & GIC .
7. Antibacterial—-》 Copper oxide.
8. Copper oxide & ZnOE are bactericidal.
9. Use as a negative control—》 ZnOE .
10. Cement use in patient with high Carious Index—》 silicate.
11. Cement not use In mouth breathers—》 silicate .
12. Cermet is cement having GIC with silver alloy
13. Material used for Temporary filling—》 ZnOE>GIc 4G nm.
14. Biomemetic —》》 GIC.
15. Most viscous cement —-》》 PCC.
16. Best lining material for decayed tooth having sufficient dentine after trauma Is GIC..
17. Before GIC, dentin is conditioned by primer —>> (polyacrylic Acid).Β 1
8. Cement with high modulus of elasticity—》 Zn phosphate .
19. Frozen slab technique—》Zn phospahte

Common b/w ZnOE cement and poly carboxylate cement –》 chelation and polyacrylic acid
20. For cementing porciline fuse to metal crown—-》 Znxilicophosphate.
21. For luting—》 Polycarbonate
22. UV light curing resin system, activator —》 Benzoin methyl ether
23. Visible light curing resin system, activator —》 camphor quinine
24. Chemical activated resin system,activator—》benzoyl per oxide
25. Heat cure denture base material activator —》heat
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