Amalgam tattoo is a grey, blue or black area of discoloration on the mucous
membranes of the mouth, typically on the gums of the lower jaw. It is an
Oct 21, 2016 ... Conditions such as melanotic macules, smoker's melanosis, amalgam and
graphite tattoos, racial pigmentation, and vascular blood-related ...
This article presents a case of amalgam tattoo and investigates whether it is
related to the patient's repeated episodes of sinusitis. The patient was a 46-year-
Amalgam tattoo . ..... unproven these include amalgam, semiprecious metals,
gold and composite restorations. Stomatitis caused by drugs may resemble
Feb 4, 2013 ... However, the clinicians need to be aware of the other and more frequent
etiologies of intraoral pigmentation, such as amalgam tattoos.
Amalgam tattoo is a fairly common benign pigmented condition of the mouth. It is
caused by deposition of amalgam. (silver filling) particles in the tissue and is ...
Studies have shown that mercury in the gums, such as from root caps for root
canaled teeth or amalgam tattoos, result in chronic inflammation, including ...
present as a mucosal discoloration is amalgam from the “silver fillings,” hence,
the lesion is usually called an amalgam tattoo, but other metals may produce the
Amalgam tattoos are a common macular pigmentation caused by pieces of
amalgam (silver filling material) accidentally implanted into the mucosa.
What are Amalgam Tattoos? An Amalgam Tattoo (also called a focal argyrosis) is
the most common pigmentation of the oral cavity. It is an area of permanent ...