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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Furthermore, Kumar et al 13 verify that mercury from amalgam fillings do not harm a developing fetus.
The element of amalgam alloys (silver, copper, tin and zinc) are melted using electrical furnace and the operation was done under inert atmosphere using argon gas.
Amalgam Collection of England are recognized worldwide as makers of the finest hand-made large scale models.
Amalgam, a privately held company, was established in 1985 and is currently owned by its founder, Sandy Copeman.
Evidence supporting a link between dental amalgams and chronic illness, fatigue, depression, anxiety, and suicide.
The US Environmental Protection Agency has declared silver amalgams safe for use by dentists.
Amalgam has been used for more than 150 years to treat dental cavities.
Dental amalgam has been used for more than 150 years to treat cavities, due to its excellent mechanical properties and durability.
The studies on amalgam show good rates of survival compared with most of the other materials.
The research found the dentists' urine contained a mix of mercury from both the consumption of fish containing inorganic mercury as well as inorganic mercury vapor from the amalgam fillings.
Technique and data collection training was conducted for operators and auxiliaries by two experts in ART and by PAHO staff who conducted didactic and hands-on workshops on the ART and amalgam approaches (8).
Dental amalgam has been the material of choice for restoring posterior teeth since its introduction more than 150 years ago in the practice of dentistry.
By Dr Luisa Dillner/London Dental amalgam is used to repair cavities caused by tooth decay.
Surprisingly, they did not mention the well-documented relationship between mercury released from mercury-containing dental amalgam fillings and mercury disposition in placental tissues (Clarkson and Magos 2006; Gundacker and Hengstschlager 2012; Richardson et al.