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    concerns about replacing their silver fillings with white fillings, it is important to educate the patient on the difference between the two. Amalgam fillings contain a mixture of metals such as silver, copper and tin, in addition to mercury, which binds these components into a hard, stable and safe substance. You can also inform the patient that amalgam fillings are strong enough to be used in back teeth, where high-pressure grinding and chewing require a product that is more durable and lasts longer. As for composite fillings or white fillings, they are composed of ceramic and plastic compounds. Composites imitate the appearance of natural teeth and patients may be interested in using them for their anterior teeth. Both types of restoration materials require effective care of…

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    American is an amalgam of American folk music formed by the confluence of the shared and varied traditions that make up the musical ethos of the United States, specifically those sounds that are merged from folk, country, blues, rhythm and blues, rock and roll and other external influences. Americana as a radio format developed during the 1990s as a reaction to the highly polished sound that defined the mainstream music of that decade. The AMA grew out of the format as an effort to bring all…

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    Based on how critical this system is to the body of a human, it is critical that research goes into compounds and chemicals that can potentially pose a risk to this system. Since mercury is a toxic element to human beings (FDA, 2015), it is important to question the introduction of dental amalgam from 150 years ago and ask if this is something that can continue to be used. Dental amalgam has been shown to cause damage to the central nervous system, which as shown above, the central nervous…

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    Wisdom teeth received their name because they erupt much later in life than other teeth. Despite what their name suggests, though, wisdom teeth are neither wise nor superior to other molars. In reality, they're more problematic and less useful than their pearly white neighbors. Listed below are five reasons to have your wisdom teeth removed soon. 1. Wisdom Teeth are Prone to Tooth Decay Thanks to their location in the very back of your mouth, wisdom teeth are difficult to clean properly.…

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    was only occasionally used because it’s too hard to be formed in to a foil. [2] Silver was a popular filling also during the 19th century but like platinum was hard to be used. Both silver and platinum are less malleable then gold is. [2] Amalgam has been used for many years and is still used today. During the civil war silver, tin, mercury fillings were mostly used. This material was placed where the gold couldn’t fit also. Amalgam when set is hard and last many years but turns teeth black…

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    caries or fillings. It is estimated that caries affect 60 to 90% of school children, the majority of adults, and their repair occupies most of a dentist’s time.1, 2 The management of caries is relatively standardized across dental offices. It involves making an accurate diagnosis, cleaning the cavity and filling it with restorative material. 1 A dental hygienist is essential in assisting the dentist in identifying potential caries and informing the patient about treatment including filling…

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    Arsenic Trioxide Problem

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    Part one Make a 3 list of chemical safety hazards? The three chemical safety hazards are: Poison Toxic Corrosive Reactive Environmental hazards 2. What is Amalgam? Amalgam is mixture of metals of mercury with another metal and other metal. Almost all metal can be an amalgam with a form of mercury. 3. If you had to train someone on how to separate the mercury from the amalgam, what training would they need? WHY? If I had to train someone on how to separate the mercury…

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    Pros Of Silver Fillings

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    If you’re concerned that the mercury in your silver fillings could damage your health, you’re not alone. Scary news stories about the dangers of fillings have needlessly worried many people. But, as the dentist Eric J Hartzell DMD explains, metal fillings are safe and don’t need to be removed. Dr. Hartzell has offered quality dental care, including teeth cleaning, dental repair, and cosmetic dentistry services, to the residents of High Point, NC, and the surrounding areas since 1994. Eric J…

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    Dental Assistant Essay

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    Dental assistants place an important role in the delivery of dental care. This quarter I learned about basic dental procedures such as composite and amalgam restorations, as well as how to fabricate and cement a temporary crown. I applied this information during our lab class and made a temporary for my typodont. I was good at making a triple tray so we don’t need to make all those three opposing arch impression, bite registration and final impression which made the procedure done efficiently .…

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    luster, conductivity, surface tension, and density. The chemical properties of Mercury include toxicity, oxidation, the reactivity of acid, and amalgam. The color of mercury is silver and has a reflective like surface. Mercury has a mirror like luster. Conductivity in mercury is fairly high, the chemical element can transmit heat and electricity well.…

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