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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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Review
2017
Review
2017
Mercury (Hg) is a persistent bio-accumulative toxic metal with unique physicochemical properties of public health concern since… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Mercury (Hg) toxicity continues to represent a global health concern. Given that human populations are mostly exposed to low… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Resin-based composite (RBC) materials are increasingly being used for the restoration of posterior teeth. The increasing demand… Expand
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Highly Cited
2017
Highly Cited
2017
Domestic Production and Use: In Virginia, one firm with integrated mining and processing operations produced kyanite from two… Expand
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
Mercury is among the most toxic nonradioactive elements which may cause toxicity even at low doses. Some studies showed release… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Dental amalgam is 50% metallic mercury (Hg) by weight and Hg vapour continuously evolves from in-place dental amalgam, causing… Expand
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
In the 1st phase of this study, thirty patients were investigated. Five milliliter stimulated saliva was collected just before… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVES Antibacterial properties of restorative dental materials such as amalgam and composite resins may improve the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
CONTEXT No randomized trials have been published that address the concern that inhalation of mercury vapor released by amalgam… Expand
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
CONTEXT Dental (silver) amalgam is a widely used restorative material containing 50% elemental mercury that emits small amounts… Expand
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