amalgam


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Synonyms for amalgam

Synonyms for amalgam

Synonyms for amalgam

an alloy of mercury with another metal (usually silver) used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth

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a combination or blend of diverse things

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Some countries, such as Norway and Sweden, have responded to the growing body of scientific research on mercury amalgam toxicity by banning amalgam use.
Brown, "But to maintain the leadership role of the United States on mercury issues, FDA must revoke and replace its mercury amalgam rule.
Mercury exposure and risks from dental amalgam in the US population, post-2000.
In August, Zankoul launched the second edition of Amalgam -- this time with a lot more confidence.
6) Amalgam is one of the most common dental materials used in this aging generation.
Centuries of political and educational subjugation ensured that Welsh declined, while the new English amalgam thrived.
Two of Anne's 13 amalgam fillings were removed but she became very ill.
When a gold crown or filling touches an amalgam filling, these two metals create a mild electrical current that erodes amalgams and releases even more mercury.
These historical events lead to the placement of the first mercury-silver amalgam, which came to be praised as an inexpensive alternative to gold (the standard treatment of the day, reserved for more affluent patients).
This is a contemporary study of the effects on intelligence (using the IQ test) and renal glomerular function of amalgam restorations compared to composite resin.
Louis, demonstrated that Dunham technique is still a vibrant and rigorous amalgam of modern dance and African-based forms.
This would almost certainly mean the accused would be tortured and run through a trial conducted under a bizarre amalgam of Islamic and "international" law--meaning that he would have none of the due process protections and immunities to which those tried before U.
YES, the kind of filling you're referring to is called amalgam because it's a mixture of different metals.
Silver" or amalgam fillings--used by dentists for more than a century--contain mercury combined with other metals such as silver, copper, and tin.
They were the 9th graders nobody wanted, and they knew it--a squabbling, resistant, multicultural amalgam of every teacher's worst nightmares.