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Amalgam (chemistry) - Wikipedia

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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 - 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tooth filling materials Dental amalgams & alternative materials

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Context - Amalgam is a combination of mercury with other metals and has been used as a tooth filling material since early in the 19<sup>th</sup> century. Alternative ...

Why do dentists use amalgam tooth fillings? - Dental Fillings ...

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Dental amalgam has been used by dentists for more than a century and is the most thoroughly researched and tested restorative material among all those in use ...

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 ...

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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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  ...