Mercury and silver in saliva from subjects with symptoms self-related to amalgam fillings

@article{Lygre1999MercuryAS,
  title={Mercury and silver in saliva from subjects with symptoms self-related to amalgam fillings},
  author={Gunvor B Lygre and Paul Johan H\ol and Rune Eide and Rolf Isrenn and Nils Roar Gjerdet},
  journal={Clinical Oral Investigations},
  year={1999},
  volume={3},
  pages={216-218}
}
The amount of mercury released into saliva from dental amalgam fillings is currently being debated. Mercury enters saliva as vapor, ions and particles of amalgam. The aim of the present study was to determine mercury and silver concentrations in saliva of persons with amalgam fillings. Moreover, it was the aim to investigate whether amalgam particles were present in samples of stimulated saliva in control subjects. In that case, we also wanted to determine the influence of these particles on… CONTINUE READING

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