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Amalgam (chemistry)

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An amalgam is an alloy of mercury with another metal. Almost all metals can form amalgams with mercury, the notable exceptions being iron, platinum, tungsten, and tantalum. Silver-mercury amalgams a...

Amalgam Use and Benefits - Health.gov

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Dental amalgam, in widespread use for over 150 years, is one of the oldest materials used in oral health care. Its use extends beyond that of most drugs, and is ...

Amalgam Fillings - Various Types of Tooth Fillings - Colgate

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Amalgam. Made of: A mixture of silver, tin, zinc, copper and mercury. Mercury is nearly 50% of the mixture. Types: Traditional (non-bonded); Used for: Fillings in ...

Know Your Teeth - Infobites - What is Dental Amalgam (Silver Filling ...

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Dental amalgam is a mixture of mercury, silver, tin and copper. Mercury, which makes up about 50 percent of the compound, is used to bind the metals together  ...

amalgam | alloy | Britannica.com

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Amalgams are crystalline in structure, except for those with a high mercury ... an amalgam of silver and tin, with minor amounts of copper and zinc, is used to fill ...

Dental amalgam or resin composite fillings? - Delta Dental

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Dental amalgam is a mixture of mercury, silver, tin and copper. ... Because resins mimic the appearance of natural teeth, these fillings have been used in front ...

Dental Amalgam - Dental Health - Vermont Department of Health

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It is used for fillings, inlays, veneers, ... more than dental amalgam; material shrinks when ...

Safe Removal of Amalgam Fillings - IAOMT

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Feb 2, 2016 ... Dentists all over the world remove millions of amalgam fillings every day, .... because amalgam particles left on the used dam will emit mercury ...

Understanding Risk Assessment for Mercury From Dental Amalgam ...

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Dental amalgam has been used to restore teeth for nearly two hundred years, and doubts about the apparent contradiction of providing a health care service ...

Toxic Teeth: Are Amalgam Fillings Safe? | The Dr. Oz Show

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Mar 27, 2013 ... One of the most vexing issues in dentistry today revolves around the use of silver fillings (amalgams) in our mouths. Do we need to take out the ...

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Is Dental Amalgam Safe? Addressing the Risks of Mercury in ...

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Dental amalgam is a common material used to fill cavities. Fillings made with amalgam also are known as silver fillings. Over the years, concerns have been ...

Dental Amalgam > About Dental Amalgam Fillings

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Approximately half of a dental amalgam filling is ... Mercury is used to bind the alloy particles ...

Statement on Dental Amalgam - American Dental Association

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Dental amalgam is considered a safe, affordable and durable material that has been used to restore the teeth of more than 100 million Americans. It contains a ...