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Direct filling

  • Introduction
  • History
  • Classification
  • Physical properties
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Types of gold used in dentistry
  • Annealing and degassing
  • Condensation and compaction
  • Compaction technique
  • Biocompatibility of gold
  • Uses of liners and bases
  • Cavity preparations and designs
  • Advantages and disadvantages
  • References
  • Conclusion

 

  • “HISTORY OF GOLD”
  • First evidence of use of gold filling – 3000 BC.
  • Govann D Arcoli recommended gold leaf fillings in 1843.
  • Gold foil restorations were introduced by Robert Woffendale in 1795.
  • Cohesive gold was introduced by American dentist Robert Arthur in 1855.

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