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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dental_amalgam_controversy

This discussion of the dental amalgam controversy outlines the debate over whether dental amalgam should be used. Supporters claim that it is safe, effective ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amalgam_(chemistry)

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 are important in dentistry, and gold- mercury amalgam is used in ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amalgam_(dentistry)

Dental amalgam is a liquid mercury and metal alloy mixture used to fill cavities caused by tooth decay. Low-copper amalgam commonly consists of mercury ...

www.colgate.com/en/us/oc/oral-health/procedures/fillings/article/dental-amalgam-a-health-risk

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 ...

www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/DentalProducts/DentalAmalgam/ucm171094.htm

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

health.gov/environment/amalgam1/amalgamu.htm

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 ...

www.toxicteeth.org/mercuryFillings.aspx

Dental amalgam is a tooth filling material that is approximately 50% mercury. .... Amalgam is routinely used in people who are given no choice – especially ...

www.ada.org/about-the-ada/ada-positions-policies-and-statements/statement-on-dental-amalgam

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 ...

www.deltadentalins.com/oral_health/amalgam.html

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 ...