Release of cobalt from cobalt chromium alloy constructions in the oral cavity of man.

  • Tarja Stenberg
  • Published 1982 in Scandinavian journal of dental research


The release of cobalt from a cobalt chromium alloy construction with a major palatal connector (palatal strap) in the maxilla was determined for 10 test subjects. The concentration of cobalt in unstimulated whole saliva and tongue scrapings was estimated 21, 14 and 7 d respectively before and 1, 2, 3, 10, 20 and 30 d after insertion of the cobalt chromium… (More)


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