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Dental amalgam

Dental amalgam

(Science: chemical, dentistry) An alloy used in restorative dentistry that contains mercury, silver, tin, copper, and possibly zinc.

chemical name: dental materials and fillings, amalgams

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Amalgam in and out of body

I'm in dental assisting school. We've been discussing amalgam restorations. The hazzards of handling amalgam. One of the questions that came up was: "Why is it ...

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by ohiolighthouse
Wed Jan 30, 2008 9:44 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Amalgam in and out of body
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