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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...

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 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 ...

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  ...

The Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique (SMART) - IAOMT

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The IAOMT safe amalgam removal protocol recommendations were most .... to capture mercury discharges<sup>157,158,159,160,161,162,163</sup>should be used to ...

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 ...

Silver Colored Fillings - Amalgam - American Dental Association

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Sometimes described as “silver-colored” fillings, dental amalgam has been used by dentists for more than 100 years because it lasts a long time and is less ...

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 Fillings - Massachusetts Dental Society

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For more than 150 years, billions of dental amalgam fillings have been used to restore decayed teeth. All dental amalgam, commonly referred to as silver fillings,  ...

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 ...

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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 - FDA

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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 ...