Biocompatibility of posterior restorative materials.

  title={Biocompatibility of posterior restorative materials.},
  author={George S. Schuster and Carol A Lefebvre and John C Wataha and Shane N. White},
  journal={Journal of the California Dental Association},
  volume={24 9},
Biocompatibility of dental materials is an important consideration for the patient, clinician, laboratory technician and manufacturer. This paper examines biocompatibility testing methods and the biocompatibility of posterior restorative materials, including amalgam, casting alloys, resin composites, dentin bonding agents, cements, porcelains and ceramics.