Dental Amalgam

Known as: ALLOY, AMALGAM, Amalgams, Dental, amalgam dental 
An alloy used in restorative dentistry that contains mercury, silver, tin, copper, and possibly zinc.

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2007
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2007
OBJECTIVES Antibacterial properties of restorative dental materials such as amalgam and composite resins may improve the… (More)
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2006
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2006
CONTEXT Dental (silver) amalgam is a widely used restorative material containing 50% elemental mercury that emits small amounts… (More)
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2006
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2006
CONTEXT No randomized trials have been published that address the concern that inhalation of mercury vapor released by amalgam… (More)
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND Whether dental amalgam fillings (containing mercury) are hazardous is a long-standing issue, with few epidemiological… (More)
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2004
2004
OBJECTIVES To determine contact allergies in patients with oral lichen planus and to monitor the effect of partial or complete… (More)
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1999
1999
BACKGROUND Mercury, or Hg, is a neurotoxin that has been speculated to play a role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease, or… (More)
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1995
1995
For Canadians with amalgam-filled teeth, it was estimated that total mercury (Hg) exposure averages: 3.3 µg Hg/day in toddlers… (More)
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1987
1987
Data from this project demonstrate a positive correlation between the number of occlusal surfaces of dental amalgam and mercury… (More)
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1985
1985
Intra-oral air was analyzed for mercury (Hg) vapor concentration in 46 subjects, 35 of whom had dental amalgam restorations… (More)
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1984
1984
Mercury levels in blood and in mouth air before and after chewing were measured in 47 persons with and 14 persons without dental… (More)
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