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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Destruction of more tooth structure - healthy parts of the tooth must often be removed to make a space large enough to hold the amalgam filling.
Subjects with RLS had a significantly higher number of amalgam dental fillings as compared to the subjects without RLS symptoms (Table 1).
In many countries, mercury dental amalgam use has already been restricted and banned for children below 12 years of age and pregnant women and breast feeding mothers.
Parties to Minamata Convention on Mercury are obliged to phase out Mercury in products, including dental amalgam, by 2020.
Dr Khwaja has appealed to the government to make legislation in this regard, and to ban the use of mercury not just in dental amalgams but also in other devices.
Amalgam restorations are still preferred in adults having large cavities and located posteriorly requiring more isolation.6 Mostly patients undergoing orthodontic treatment have large amalgam restorations on their posterior teeth.
Certainly not, evidence of our negligence is use of mercury in dental amalgams. With growing dental problems where the world is shifting its preferences, considerable numbers of dentists are still using mercury dental amalgams.
The purpose of this research is to show where the majority of patient care time is spent by a restorative Army dentist on either the initial placement or replacement of failed restorations, and how the size, location, caries risk, and material used (amalgam or composite) affects replacement rates.
The creep of amalgam is important because amalgam at oral temperatures is at 0.9 Tm, where Tm is the melting temperature.
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M2 EQUITYBITES-May 26, 2016-Motorsport Network Acquires UK Model Maker Amalgam Holdings
Malvern, PA (May 26, 2016) -- RAMVAC[R], a DentalEZ Integrated Solutions brand, and Solmetex LLC, a global leader in amalgam separation, are pleased to announce a renewed partnership that enables RAMVAC to distribute the Hg5[R] line of amalgam separator systems and containers under the RAMVAC name.
Toxic metal exposure from dental amalgam fillings may contribute to chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia in some people, according to a 2014 review led by Janet K.