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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 ...

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 ...

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  ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Amalgam-Chemical Composition, Mechanical Properties and ...

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Jan 21, 2013 ... Mercury alloyed with a number of metals forms amalgam, which is primarily used for dental fillings. The common constituents of amalgam are ...

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 ...

The Facts About Fillings - UCSF School of Dentistry

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colored and is used for crowns ... of all the dental materials used in the restoration (filling) of teeth ... amalgam, porcelain fused to metal, gold alloys, and nickel or.

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...