amalgam


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
References in periodicals archive ?
Although mercury contained in amalgam is thought to cause congenital defects, evidence suggests that the amount of mercury vapor released from amalgam restorations (1-3u) is far lower than the toxic level.
The aim of the present investigation is to study the effect of (ZrO2) addition on properties of high copper dental amalgam like (thermal conductivity, compressive strength, creep, and hardness and corrosion resistance)
The masters of scale modeling since 1985, the Amalgam Collection have been recognized as the industry standard by leading designers, engineers, drivers and principals within Formula 1.
The direct observation and conversations provided information on the preparation and disposal of dental amalgam and storage practices and spillage of Hg.
Amalgam will leverage Motorsport Network's multinational and multimedia presence, including sales and marketing operations in 21 regions and 14 native languages around the world.
Some countries, such as Norway and Sweden, have responded to the growing body of scientific research on mercury amalgam toxicity by banning amalgam use.
On July 28, 2009, FDA issued its final rule on encapsulated dental amalgam and reaffirmed the agency's position that the material is a safe and effective restorative option for patients.
The Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks (SCHER) confirmed, on 14 March, its preliminary conclusion that mercury in dental amalgam could, under extreme local conditions, contaminate the environment to a level presenting a danger to ecosystems.
After a long silence on the question, the European Commission has just re-opened the debate on dental amalgam (better known as fillings).
Purpose of this review article is to compare and help a clinician to select the right restorative material from Amalgam and Composite resin; the two most commonly used direct restorative materials worldwide.
A common test used to check for mercury exposure from dental amalgam fillings may significantly overestimate the amount of the toxic metal released from fillings, a recent study found.
The purpose of this study was twofold: to compare the survival rates of ART restorations with conventional methods such as amalgam as modalities to treat carious lesions in permanent dentition in Ecuador, Panama, and Uruguay; and to explore differences in the delivery of this service by dentists and dental auxiliaries in terms of failure rates and overall costs.