amalgam

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Synonyms for amalgam

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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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It was concluded that there was no difference in marginal break down of conventional and bonded amalgam fillings and it was suggested that their use in traditional amalgam cavity preparations should not be recommended until proven clinical benefits have been demonstrated.
The bonded amalgam is one of the latest developments in amalgam restorations and needs to be evaluated and compared with conventional amalgam in respect of marginal integrity.
14 Studies done to investigate stiffness of restored teeth with bonded amalgam versus traditional amalgam reveals that teeth restored with bonded amalgam recovered their original stiffness.
Bonded amalgam has shown great promise in last few years but the efficacy of bonded amalgam has not yet been tested over longer term.
When filling cavities, some dentists advocate bonded amalgams over non-bonded amalgams, what you'd call composite and metal fillings.