amalgam

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Synonyms for amalgam

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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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Amalgam pigmentation (amalgam tattoo) of the oral mucosa.
Some patients also experience burning mouth syndrome from amalgam tattoos. However, some patients who test positive for metal allergies in general have developed a tolerance for dental implants as a result of having worn braces in the past.
A careful evaluation of the radio density and the deviation of the normal anatomic structure of the hard palate on the right side were evaluated to locate the foreign body however an IOPA of the lip would have been more informative and evaluative, hannon et al reported a silica granuloma of the lip (5) odell et al reported a foreign body giant cell reaction elicited by a haemostatic alginate, (6) owens et al published a study showing oral amalgam tattoos accounted for almost 1% of approximately 19000 pathology reports on file, (7) Ding et al reported foreign body granuloma in the sub mental region due to fish bone.
The disadvantages with amalgam such as corrosion dimensional changes and amalgam tattoos.12