Dental Amalgam

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Abstract:

This one-page handout educates people about the safety of dental amalgam, which is long-lasting and versatile tooth restorative material. It discusses the mixture of metal contained in dental amalgam, including mercury, silver, copper, and tin. The document outlines the work of U.S. 
federal agencies and other authoritative medical organizations to study and review dental amalgam for safety.

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California Dental Association
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Dental amalgam, Dental caries, Dental materials
Copyright:
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Date Last Reviewed:
5/30/2017
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