Summary: An alloy used in restorative dentistry that contains mercury, silver, tin, copper, and possibly zinc.
Publications298 found, 100 shown here
- Adverse health effects related to mercury exposure from dental amalgam fillings: toxicological or psychological causes?J Bailer
Department of Clinical Psychology, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
Psychol Med 31:255-63. 2001..Thus, a psychosomatic aetiology of the complaints should be considered and psychological factors contributing to their aetiology should be identified...
- Amalgam-contact hypersensitivity lesions and oral lichen planusMartin H Thornhill
Department of Dental Diagnostic Science, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 78229 3900, USA
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 95:291-9. 2003..The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between amalgam restorations and oral lichen planus...
- 12-year survival of composite vs. amalgam restorationsN J M Opdam
College of Dental Science, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, NL 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
J Dent Res 89:1063-7. 2010..Large composite restorations showed a higher survival in the combined population and in the low-risk group. For three-surface restorations in high-risk patients, amalgam showed better survival...
- Oral lichenoid reactions associated with amalgam: improvement after amalgam removalA Dunsche
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Kiel, Arnold Heller Str 16, Germany
Br J Dermatol 148:70-6. 2003The pathogenetic relationship between oral lichenoid reactions (OLR) and dental amalgam fillings is still a matter of controversy.
- LTT-MELISA is clinically relevant for detecting and monitoring metal sensitivityElizabeth Valentine-Thon
Laboratory Center Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Neuro Endocrinol Lett 27:17-24. 2006..In addition, we determined the reproducibility of the assay and assessed its clinical relevance for detecting and monitoring hypersensitivity to metals...
- Biomonitoring of DNA damage in peripheral blood lymphocytes of subjects with dental restorative fillingsAngela Di Pietro
Department of Hygiene, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
Mutat Res 650:115-22. 2008....
- Neurobehavioral effects of dental amalgam in children: a randomized clinical trialTimothy A DeRouen
Department of Dental Public Health Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
JAMA 295:1784-92. 2006..No randomized clinical trials have determined whether there are significant health risks associated with this low-level mercury exposure...
- Changes in health complaints after removal of amalgam fillingsT T Sjursen
Department of Clinical Dentistry, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
J Oral Rehabil 38:835-48. 2011..The mechanisms behind this remain to be identified. Reduced exposure to dental amalgam, patient-centred treatment and follow-ups, and elimination of worry are factors that may have influenced the ..
- Dental amalgam and psychosocial status: the New England Children's Amalgam TrialD C Bellinger
Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
J Dent Res 87:470-4. 2008..vapor cause emotional dysfunction, but it is uncertain whether the levels of exposure that result from having dental amalgam restorations do so...
- Release of mercury from dental amalgam and its influence on salivary antioxidant activityM Pizzichini
Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Siena, Italy
Sci Total Environ 284:19-25. 2002b>Dental amalgam fillings are known to release significant amounts of mercury (Hg) in saliva which could represent a continuous source of oxidative damage to mouth tissues...
- Determination of mercury in blood, urine and saliva for the biological monitoring of an exposure from amalgam fillings in a group with self-reported adverse health effectsHolger Zimmer
Institute and Policlinic of Occupational and Social Medicine, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Int J Hyg Environ Health 205:205-11. 2002..Mercury levels in saliva did not correlate with the concentrations in blood and urine, but merely with the number of amalgam fillings or of the filling surfaces. Mercury in saliva is therefore not recommended for a biological monitoring...
- Migration of mercury from dental amalgam through human teethHugh H Harris
School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
J Synchrotron Radiat 15:123-8. 2008..Most importantly the detection of Hg in areas of the tooth that once contained an active bloodstream and in calculus indicates that both exposure pathways should be considered as significant...
- Oral lichen planus and dental materials: a case-control studyMichael D Martin
Department of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Contact Dermatitis 48:331-6. 2003....
- Whole-body imaging of the distribution of mercury released from dental fillings into monkey tissuesL J Hahn
Department of Radiology, University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, Alberta, Canada
FASEB J 4:3256-60. 1990..The dental profession's advocacy of silver amalgam as a stable tooth restorative material is not supported by these findings...
- The three modern faces of mercuryThomas W Clarkson
Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
Environ Health Perspect 110:11-23. 2002..Mechanisms of action are discussed where possible. Key gaps in our current knowledge are identified from the points of view both of risk assessment and of mechanisms of action...
- Dental amalgam and mercury levels in autopsy tissues: food for thoughtGianpaolo Guzzi
Italian Association for Metals and Biocompatibility Research AIRMEB, Milan, Italy
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 27:42-5. 2006..On these same cadavers, all dental amalgam fillings (the most important source of inorganic mercury exposure in the general population, according to the ..
- Healing of oral lichenoid lesions after replacing amalgam restorations: a systematic reviewY Issa
University Dental Hospital of Manchester, England, UK
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 98:553-65. 2004..We sought to systematically review the literature related to oral lichenoid lesions (OLLs) and amalgam restorations...
- Blood and urine mercury levels in adult amalgam patients of a randomized controlled trial: interaction of Hg species in erythrocytesS Halbach
Institute of Toxicology, GSF Research Center for Environment and Health, Munich, Germany
Environ Res 107:69-78. 2008Parts of the population are permanently exposed to low levels of Hg degrees and Hg(II) from dental amalgam. It was the aim (1) to investigate the internal exposure to amalgam-related mercury from the kinetics of inorganic Hg in plasma and ..
- Mercury release from dental amalgam restorations after magnetic resonance imaging and following mobile phone useS M J Mortazavi
Department of Medical Physics, School of Paramedical Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
Pak J Biol Sci 11:1142-6. 2008..b>Dental amalgam restoration was performed for all 14 students...
- Dental amalgam fillings and the amount of organic mercury in human salivaJ Leistevuo
The National Public Health Institute, Antimicrobial Research Laboratory, Turku University, Turku, Finland
Caries Res 35:163-6. 2001..001) in subjects with dental amalgam fillings (n = 88) compared to the nonamalgam study groups (n = 43 and n = 56): log(e) (organic mercury) was ..
- The association between serotonin transporter gene promoter polymorphism (5-HTTLPR), self-reported symptoms, and dental mercury exposureNicholas J Heyer
Battelle Centers for Public Health Research and Evaluation, Seattle, Washington 98109 3598, USA
J Toxicol Environ Health A 71:1318-26. 2008..These findings suggest that within this restricted population increased symptoms of depression, anxiety, and memory are associated with the 5-HTTLPR polymorphism among both males and females...
- Memory functions in persons with dental amalgamK Dalen
Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, University of Bergen, Jonas Liesvei 91, N 5009, Bergen, Norway
J Dent 31:487-92. 2003Memory and psychophysiological variables in persons with self-reported reactions to dental amalgam (amalgam patients: N=26) and in persons without such symptoms (controls: N=21) were compared...
- Amalgam exposure and neurological functionAlbert Kingman
Division of Clinical Research and Health Promotion, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, 45 Center Drive, Room 4As 25U, Bethesda, MD 20892 6401, USA
Neurotoxicology 26:241-55. 2005..An assessment of exposure to dental amalgam fillings was added to the 1997-1998 health examination to investigate possible associations between amalgam ..
- Oral lichen planus and allergy to dental amalgam restorationsRonald Laeijendecker
Department of Dermatology, Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Arch Dermatol 140:1434-8. 2004....
- A significant relationship between mercury exposure from dental amalgams and urinary porphyrins: a further assessment of the Casa Pia children's dental amalgam trialDavid A Geier
Institute of Chronic Illnesses, Inc, Silver Spring, MD, USA
Biometals 24:215-24. 2011..trial that was designed to evaluate the potential health consequences of prolonged exposure to Hg from dental amalgam fillings (the parent study)...
- Improved orthodontic bonding to silver amalgam. Part 2. Lathe-cut, admixed, and spherical amalgams with different intermediate resinsT Buyukyilmaz
Department of Orthodontics, Dental Faculty, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
Angle Orthod 68:337-44. 1998..05). The implications of these findings are discussed in relationship to clinical experience bonding orthodontic attachments to large amalgam restorations in posterior teeth...
- A new multipurpose dental adhesive for orthodontic use: an in vitro bond-strength studyD Harari
Department of Orthodontics, Hebrew University Hadassah Faculty of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 118:307-10. 2000..It is suggested that HQB can be applied for orthodontic use, but further clinical studies are required to evaluate its efficacy...
- Mercury vapor release from dental amalgam after laser treatmentT Pioch
Department of Restorative Dentistry, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Eur J Oral Sci 106:600-2. 1998..With the solid state lasers tested, however, the Hg vapor measurements taken indicated that pulses applied to amalgam cause a substantially increased release of Hg vapor. This vapor may contribute to the patient's total mercury exposure...
- Oral lichenoid lesions related to dental restorative materialsY Issa
Turner School of Dentistry, University of Manchester, UK
Br Dent J 198:361-6; disussion 549; quiz 372. 2005..To determine the effectiveness of replacing restorations considered to be the cause of an oral lichenoid lesion (oral lichenoid reaction)(OLL)...
- Magnetic susceptibility and electrical conductivity of metallic dental materials and their impact on MR imaging artifactsJana Starcuková
Institute of Scientific Instruments of the ASCR, v v i, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Kralovopolska 147, 612 64 Brno, Czech Republic
Dent Mater 24:715-23. 2008....
- Stressful negative life events and amalgam-related complaintsAnna Sundström
Centre for Population Studies Ageing and Living Conditions Programme, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 39:12-8. 2011..The role of stressful life events in the onset of self-reported amalgam-related complaints is unclear. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between life events and amalgam-related complaints...
- Shear bond strength of brackets bonded to amalgam with different intermediate resins and adhesivesDerya Germec
Department of Orthodontics, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
Eur J Orthod 31:207-12. 2009..Bond failure occurred at the amalgam-adhesive interface regardless of the adhesive system and without damage to the amalgam restoration...
- The role of histopathological characteristics in distinguishing amalgam-associated oral lichenoid reactions and oral lichen planusMartin H Thornhill
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine and Surgery, University of Sheffield School of Clinical Dentistry, UK
J Oral Pathol Med 35:233-40. 2006..To identify histological features that distinguish amalgam-associated oral lichenoid reactions (AAOLR) from oral lichen planus (OLP)...
- Immune function effects of dental amalgam in children: a randomized clinical trialBruce J Shenker
Department of Pathology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Am Dent Assoc 139:1496-505. 2008b>Dental amalgam is a widely used restorative material containing 50 percent elemental mercury that emits mercury vapor...
- Mercury exposure and risks from dental amalgam in the US population, post-2000G M Richardson
SNC Lavalin Environment, Suite 110, 20 Colonnade Road, Ottawa, ON Canada
Sci Total Environ 409:4257-68. 2011b>Dental amalgam is 50% metallic mercury (Hg) by weight and Hg vapour continuously evolves from in-place dental amalgam, causing increased Hg content with increasing amalgam load in urine, faeces, exhaled breath, saliva, blood, and various ..
- Lichenoid reaction associated to amalgam restorationJuan Jose Segura-Egea
Dpto de Estomatologia, Facultad de Odontologia, Universidad de Sevilla
Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 9:423-4; 421-3. 2004..a delayed, type IV, cell mediated immune response to mercury or one of the other constituents of the dental amalgam. We report a case of oral lichenoid reaction associated to amalgam restoration...
- A method of eliminating streak artifacts from metallic dental restorations in CTs of head and neck cancer patientsO Odlum
Faculty of Dentistry, University of Manitoba, 789 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3E 0W2
Spec Care Dentist 21:72-4. 2001..The substitution of radiolucent for metallic restorations in special cases should be considered as a solution to CT dental artifact problems...
- The clinicopathological characteristics of oral lichen planus and its relationship with dental materialsP Lopez-Jornet
Oral Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Contact Dermatitis 51:210-1. 2004..The histological variables showed no statistically significant differences between the groups...
- Oral lichenoid reaction associated with tin component of amalgam restorations: a case reportVivek Aggarwal
Department of Dental Surgery, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India
Am J Dermatopathol 32:46-8. 2010..The clinician should be aware of all possible pathological etiologies of white lesions. If there is any doubt about the nature or management of an unusual oral lesion, referral to appropriate specialists is mandatory...
- Effects of surface treatment on orthodontic bonding to amalgamJonathan W Skilton
School of Dental Science, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Aust Orthod J 22:59-66. 2006..This study aimed to compare the shear bond strengths of metal brackets bonded to amalgam surfaces...
- Maternal and neonatal hair mercury concentrations: the effect of dental amalgamS W Lindow
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Hull Maternity Hospital, UK
BJOG 110:287-91. 2003To evaluate maternal and fetal hair mercury levels in relation to the placement of dental amalgam tooth restorations.
- A dose-effect analysis of children's exposure to dental amalgam and neuropsychological function: the New England Children's Amalgam TrialDavid C Bellinger
Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
J Am Dent Assoc 138:1210-6. 2007..10-year-old children that compared the neuropsychological outcomes of those whose caries were restored using dental amalgam with the outcomes of those those whose caries were restored using mercury-free resin-based composite...
- Maternal-fetal distribution of mercury (203Hg) released from dental amalgam fillingsM J Vimy
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Am J Physiol 258:R939-45. 1990In humans, the continuous release of Hg vapor from dental amalgam tooth restorations is markedly increased for prolonged periods after chewing...
- Compressive strength of some polyalkenoates with or without dental amalgam alloy incorporationH M Beyls
Department of Conservative Dentistry and Pedodontics, University of Ghent
Dent Mater 7:151-4. 1991..restorative materials with that of glass ionomers reinforced by the addition of ceramic-coated silver or dental amalgam alloy particles to the aluminosilicate glass powder...
- A 7-year prospective quasi-experimental study of the effects of removing dental amalgam in 76 self-referred patients compared with 146 controlsPer Nerdrum
Oslo University College, Pilestredet 56, 0167 Oslo, Norway
J Psychosom Res 57:103-11. 2004b>Dental amalgam has been suggested to cause long-term physical and mental problems...
- Decrease of trace elements in erythrocytes and plasma after removal of dental amalgam and other metal alloysPeter Frisk
Foundation for Metal Biology, Uppsala, Sweden
Biol Trace Elem Res 113:247-59. 2006..was to determine the concentration changes of 13 elements in erythrocytes and plasma after the removal of dental amalgam and other metal alloys...
- Biomonitoring of mercury in patients with complaints attributed to dental amalgam, healthy amalgam bearers, and amalgam-free subjects: a diagnostic studyDieter Melchart
Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany
Clin Toxicol (Phila) 46:133-40. 2008To investigate the suitability of measurements of mercury (Hg) concentration as a means of identifying patients with health complaints attributed to dental amalgam.
- Predictors of treatment outcomes after removal of amalgam fillings: associations between subjective symptoms, psychometric variables and mercury levelsWolfgang Weidenhammer
Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Internal Medicine II, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:180-9. 2010..This analysis aimed to study predictors of different treatment outcomes and associations between subjective symptoms, psychometric variables and mercury levels in patients who subjectively attributed their health problems to dental amalgam.
- Diagnostic value of a chelating agent in patients with symptoms allegedly caused by amalgam fillingsJ S Vamnes
University of Bergen, Department of Odontology Dental Biomaterials, Norway
J Dent Res 79:868-74. 2000..21 healthy controls with amalgam fillings; 20 patients who claimed symptoms of "mercury poisoning" from dental amalgam; and 20 patients who had amalgam fillings removed because of such symptoms...
- Renal effects of dental amalgam in children: the New England children's amalgam trialLars Barregard
Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, Gothenburg, Sweden
Environ Health Perspect 116:394-9. 2008Mercury is nephrotoxic and dental amalgam is a source of mercury exposure.
- The effect of hydrogen peroxide concentration on metal ion release from dental amalgamS K al-Salehi
Centre for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Department of Adult Dental Care, School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield, Claremont Crescent, Sheffield S10 2TA, UK
J Dent 35:172-6. 2007The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of hydrogen peroxide (HP) concentration on metal ion release from dental amalgam.
- A 30-year follow-up of residual effects on New Zealand School Dental Nurses, from occupational mercury exposureLinda Jones
School of Psychology, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
Hum Exp Toxicol 26:367-74. 2007..In general, the study suggests that acute symptoms from mercury exposure may be reversible, while some residual health effects may be becoming more of a concern with the women's increasing age...
- Neuropsychological and renal effects of dental amalgam in children: a randomized clinical trialDavid C Bellinger
Department of Neurology, Children s Hospital Boston, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
JAMA 295:1775-83. 2006..No randomized trials have been published that address the concern that inhalation of mercury vapor released by amalgam dental restorations causes adverse health effects...
- Dental amalgam as one of the risk factors in autoimmune diseasesJirina Bartova
Institute of Dental Research, lst Medical Faculty, Charles University and General Faculty Hospital Prague, Vinohradská 48, 120 60 Prague 2, Czech Republic
Neuro Endocrinol Lett 24:65-7. 2003Experimental and clinical data published recently show that dental amalgam can give rise to undesirable immunological responses in susceptible individuals...
- The effect of tin in the Ag-Hg phase of dental amalgam on dissolution of mercuryM Marek
School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
Dent Mater 13:353-9. 1997The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between the tin content in the gamma 1 phase of dental amalgam and the kinetics of mercury dissolution.
- Mercury pink exanthem after dental amalgam placementP D Pigatto
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 22:377-8. 2008
- Four years of clinical experience with an adverse reaction unit for dental biomaterialsJan Sverre Vamnes
Department of Odontology, Dental Biomaterials, University of Bergen, Norway
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32:150-7. 2004..We describe the function of, and results from, the Norwegian National Dental Biomaterials Adverse Reaction Unit after 4 years of activity from 1993 to 1997...
- Removal of dental amalgam and other metal alloys supported by antioxidant therapy alleviates symptoms and improves quality of life in patients with amalgam-associated ill healthUlf Lindh
Department of Oncology, Radiology and Clinical Immunology, Rudbeck Laboratory, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
Neuro Endocrinol Lett 23:459-82. 2002The purpose of this study was to evaluate treatment of patients suffering from chronic ill health with a multitude of symptoms associated with metal exposure from dental amalgam and other metal alloys.
- Patients' choice of dental treatment following examination at a specialty unit for adverse reactions to dental materialsGunvor Bentung Lygre
University of Bergen, Norway
Acta Odontol Scand 62:258-63. 2004..It appears that the examination at the Dental Biomaterials Adverse Reaction Unit is one of several inputs that influence a person's decision to replace dental materials...
- The release of mercury from dental amalgam and potential neurotoxicological effectsM Sweeney
Hard Tissue Research Group, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, University of Glasgow, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Scotland Glasgow G2 3JZ, UK
J Dent 30:243-50. 2002..The aim of this study was to estimate the amount of mercury released into both air and saliva from fresh and aged, abraded amalgam discs and then investigate neurotoxic effects of inorganic mercury upon sensory neuronal cultures...
- The chemical forms of mercury in aged and fresh dental amalgam surfacesGraham N George
Department of Geological Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, 114 Science Place, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5E2, Canada
Chem Res Toxicol 22:1761-4. 2009Mercury-containing dental amalgam is known to be a source of human exposure to mercury. We have explored the use of electron yield Hg L(III) X-ray absorption spectroscopy to characterize the chemical nature of dental amalgam surfaces...
- Mercury amalgam dental fillings: an epidemiologic assessmentMichael N Bates
Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, 140 Warren Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Int J Hyg Environ Health 209:309-16. 2006b>Dental amalgam fillings containing approximately 50% mercury have been used for almost 200 years and have been controversial for almost the same time. Allegations of effects caused by amalgams have involved many diseases...
- Has dental amalgam been torpedoed and sunk?Derek W Jones
J Dent Res 87:101-2. 2008
- Number of amalgam tooth fillings in relation to subjectively experienced symptoms in a study of Swedish womenM Ahlqwist
Department of Oral Radiology, School of Dentistry, , Sweden
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 16:227-31. 1988..This study does not support the view of a correlation between amalgam fillings and symptoms and complaints, at least not on a population level...
- The role of environmental factors in autoimmune thyroiditisMonika Hybenova
Institute of Immunology and Microbiology, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
Neuro Endocrinol Lett 31:283-9. 2010..The important source of mercury is dental amalgam. Replacement of amalgam in mercury-allergic subjects resulted in improvement of health in about 70% of ..
- Mercury inductions in persons with subjective symptoms alleged to dental amalgam fillingsR Stromberg
Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Eur J Oral Sci 107:208-14. 1999This study was carried out to determine whether health disturbances alleged to mercury release from dental amalgam fillings, i.e. "amalgam disease", may be caused by an increased sensitivity to mercury (Hg)...
- Dental amalgam restorations: daily mercury dose and biocompatibilityRichard J Mitchell
Department of Oral Health Practice, Division of Restorative Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0027, USA
J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:709-21. 2005..Along the way, the history and chemistry of dental amalgam are outlined...
- Treatment of health complaints attributed to amalgamD Melchart
Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Internal Medicine II, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
J Dent Res 87:349-53. 2008..The individuals were randomly assigned either to removal of dental amalgam only (removal group), or removal in combination with a "biological detoxification" therapy with high doses of ..
- A follow-up study of patients with subjective symptoms related to dental materialsGunvor Bentung Lygre
Dental Biomaterials Adverse Reaction Unit, UNIFOB, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:227-34. 2005....
- Changed clinical chemistry pattern in blood after removal of dental amalgam and other metal alloys supported by antioxidant therapyPeter Frisk
Foundation for Metal Biology, Uppsala, Sweden
Biol Trace Elem Res 120:163-70. 2007This study aimed to investigate a possible connection between removal of dental amalgam restorations supported by antioxidant therapy and indicative changes of clinical chemistry parameters...
- Dental amalgam and multiple sclerosis: a systematic review and meta-analysisKevin K Aminzadeh
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
J Public Health Dent 67:64-6. 2007..To explore and quantify the association between amalgam restorations and MS we have conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature...
- Mercury recovery in situ of four different dental amalgam separatorsLars D Hylander
Department of Earth Sciences, Air and Water Science, Uppsala University, Villavägen 16, S 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
Sci Total Environ 366:320-36. 2006Amalgam separators are used to physically remove dental amalgam from waste water in dental clinics. They are thereby supposed to reduce mercury (Hg) emissions to the municipal waste water system to acceptable levels...
- Multidisciplinary examination of patients with illness attributed to dental fillingsS Langworth
Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Occupational Medicine, Karolinska Hospital and Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
J Oral Rehabil 29:705-13. 2002..Patients were examined by a dentist (n 428), a physician (n 379), and a psychologist (n 360). Sixty-nine per cent were women and 31% men; the mean patient age was 46 years...
- The potential adverse health effects of dental amalgamAmy M Brownawell
Life Sciences Research Office, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 3998, USA
Toxicol Rev 24:1-10. 2005..public concern about the potential health effects of exposure to mercury vapour (Hg(0)) released from dental amalgam restorations...
- Risks of dental amalgam in childrenPaolo D Pigatto
JAMA 296:1461; author reply 1461. 2006
- Placental transfer of mercury in pregnant rats which received dental amalgam restorationsYoshifumi Takahashi
Department of Dental Material Science, School of Dentistry, Aichi Gakuin University, 1 100 Kusumoto cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya 464 8650, Japan
Toxicology 185:23-33. 2003..The results of the present study demonstrated that mercury vapor released from the amalgam fillings in pregnant rats was distributed to maternal and fetal organs in dose-dependent amounts of the amalgam fillings...
- [10 years of observation by public health offices in Baden-Württemberg--assessment of human biomonitoring for mercury due to dental amalgam fillings and other sources]T Gabrio
Landesgesundheitsamt Baden Württemberg, Stuttgart
Gesundheitswesen 65:327-35. 2003..The decrease in the body burden of mercury as a result of the declining usage of dental amalgam fillings, was been verified...
- Evaluation of the mercury exposure of dental amalgam patients by the Mercury Triple TestG Hansen
Laboratoire d Hygiène du Milieu et de Surveillance Biologique, Laboratoire National de Santé, Luxembourg
Occup Environ Med 61:535-40. 2004..To establish and analyse reference data for the mercury burden of patients with and without amalgam fillings...
- Changes in surface levels of mercury, silver, tin, and copper of dental amalgam treated with carbamide peroxide and hydrogen peroxide in vitroI Rotstein
Department of Endodontics, Hebrew University Hadassah Faculty of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 83:506-9. 1997....
- Revised and new reference values for arsenic, cadmium, lead, and mercury in blood or urine of children: basis for validation of human biomonitoring data in environmental medicineMicheal Wilhelm
Department of Hygiene, Social and Environmental Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
Int J Hyg Environ Health 209:301-5. 2006..5 microg/l) were confirmed. The following reference values were lowered: for lead in blood from 60 to 50 microg/l, for mercury in whole blood from 1.5 to 1.0 microg/l and for mercury in urine from 1.4 to 0.7 microg/l...
- The use of amalgam in pediatric dentistryAnna B Fuks
Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Hebrew University, Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
Pediatr Dent 24:448-55. 2002..Currently, amalgam demonstrates the best clinical success for Class II restorations that extend beyond the proximal line angles of permanent molars...
- Urinary mercury in people living near point sources of mercury emissionsLars Barregard
Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
Sci Total Environ 368:326-34. 2006..This was the case also when the comparison was restricted to subjects with no dental amalgam and low fish consumption...
- Anaerobic microflora under Class I and Class II composite and amalgam restorationsChristian Splieth
Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology, and Pediatric Dentistry, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
Quintessence Int 34:497-503. 2003..The aim of this pilot study was to determine and compare the microbial spectrum under composite and amalgam restorations with special attention to the anaerobic flora...
- Dental workplace exposure and effect on fertilityJ E Dahl
NIOM Scandinavian Institute of Dental Materials, Haslum, Norway
Scand J Work Environ Health 25:285-90. 1999..This study assessed occupational exposure in dental surgeries on the basis of the reported use of dental materials and techniques and applied waiting-time-to-pregnancy methodology to study fertility in relation to the occupational exposure...
- Health effects of dental amalgam exposure: a retrospective cohort studyMichael N Bates
Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd ESR, PO Box 50 348, Porirua, New Zealand
Int J Epidemiol 33:894-902. 2004Whether dental amalgam fillings (containing mercury) are hazardous is a long-standing issue, with few epidemiological investigations...
- Mercury uptake and kinetics after ingestion of dental amalgamE af Geijersstam
Dept. of Basic Oral Sciences, School of Dentistry, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
J Dent Res 80:1793-6. 2001..The absorbed fraction of the administered dose was estimated to be about 0.04%. It is concluded that the G-1 uptake of Hg is of quantitative importance during dental treatment...
- The use of dental amalgam in pediatric dentistry: review of the literatureJ W Osborne
University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, USA
Pediatr Dent 24:439-47. 2002b>Dental amalgam is widely used as a restorative material even though it is not esthetic and there has been extensive anti-amalgam rhetoric...
- Impact of nocturnal bruxism on mercury uptake from dental amalgamsG Isacsson
Orofacial Pain Clinic, Postgraduate Dental Education Centre, Orebro County Council, Sweden
Eur J Oral Sci 105:251-7. 1997The mercury (Hg) release from dental amalgam fillings increases by mechanical stimulation...
- Reasons for replacement of restorations in permanent teeth in general dental practiceI A Mjor
JHMHSC, Gainesville, FL 32610 0415, USA
Int Dent J 50:361-6. 2000..The analysis of reasons for the replacement of 9,805 amalgam, composite, glass ionomer, resin modified glass ionomer and 'other' restorations in permanent teeth in general dental practice...
- Mercury and silver in saliva from subjects with symptoms self-related to amalgam fillingsG B Lygre
Dental Biomaterials Adverse Reaction Unit, University of Bergen, Norway
Clin Oral Investig 3:216-8. 1999The amount of mercury released into saliva from dental amalgam fillings is currently being debated. Mercury enters saliva as vapor, ions and particles of amalgam...
- Influence of restorative technique on the biomechanical behavior of endodontically treated maxillary premolars. Part II: strain measurement and stress distributionPaulo Vinicius Soares
Biomechanical Group, Dentistry and Dental Materials, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
J Prosthet Dent 99:114-22. 2008..Unresolved controversy exists concerning the preferred cavity design and restorative technique used to restore endodontically treated maxillary premolars to minimize strain and improve stress distribution under occlusal load...
- Bacterial penetration of restored cavitiesS Zivkovic
Clinic for Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Faculty of Stomatology, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 91:353-8. 2001..The bacterial penetration test showed that the use of restorative material does not entirely eliminate microleakage...
- Fracture resistance of endodontically treated teeth restored with combined composite-amalgam restorationsSelly Geiger
Department of Restorative Dentistry, The Maurice and Gabriella Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Quintessence Int 39:e58-62. 2008..To evaluate the resistance to fracture of endodontically treated teeth restored with combined composite-amalgam restorations in comparison to all-amalgam restorations...
- Remaining challenges with Class II resin-based composite restorationsGordon J Christensen
CRA Foundation, 3707 N Canyon Road, Provo, UT 84604, USA
J Am Dent Assoc 138:1487-9. 2007
- Marginal adaptation of amalgam and resin composite restorations in Class II conservative preparationsW V Duncalf
University Dental Hospital of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester M15 6FH, England
Quintessence Int 32:391-5. 2001....
- Effectiveness of glass-ionomer (ART) and amalgam restorations in the deciduous dentition: results after 3 yearsD Taifour
Regional WHO Demonstration, Training and Research Centre for Oral Health, Damascus, Syria
Caries Res 36:437-44. 2002..It is recommended to select the ART approach to complement the other activities of the school oral health programme...
- Clinical evaluation of a compomer and an amalgam primary teeth class II restorations: a 2-year comparative studyKaterina Kavvadia
Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Athens, Greece
Pediatr Dent 26:245-50. 2004..This study was performed to compare the clinical performance between the compomer F2000 and amalgam Dispersalloy in Class II restorations in primary molars over a 2-year period...
- On material choice and fracture susceptibility of restored teeth: an asymptotic stress analysis approachBill Kahler
School of Dentistry, University of Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
Dent Mater 22:1109-14. 2006..The purpose of this study was to specifically examine aspects of the material choice holding other factors constant...
- Amalgam repair: evaluation of bond strength and microleakageF Ozer
Selcuk University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Operative Dentistry, Konya, Turkiye
Oper Dent 27:199-203. 2002..PF, MB, 3MOLC and FB performed better at the amalgam "repair" interface. The A+LB2V+A group showed no microleakage at both the occlusal and gingival test regions...
- Suitability of a shear punch test for dental restorative materialsR Nomoto
Dental Materials Science Unit, Department of Restorative Dentistry, The Dental School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4BW, UK
Dent Mater 17:415-21. 2001..However, for some glass ionomer and amalgam specimens radial cracking was also observed. SIGNIFICANCE: This study suggests that the simple test described is suitable for standardization purposes...
- Effect of erosive pH cycling on different restorative materials and on enamel restored with these materialsLuciana Fávaro Francisconi
Department of Operative Dentistry, Endodontics and Dental Materials, Bauru School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Bauru SP, Brazil
Oper Dent 33:203-8. 2008..In conclusion, there were only subtle differences among the materials, and these differences were not able to protect the surrounding enamel from erosion...
- Im/Miscible Adhesive/Dentin Interface: Structure/MechanicPaulette Spencer; Fiscal Year: 2009..This emphasis on replacement therapy is expected to grow as the public's concern regarding mercury and dental amalgam forces dentists to select alternative materials, e.g. composite...
- Im/Miscible Adhesive/Dentin Interface: Structure/MechanicPaulette Spencer; Fiscal Year: 2010..This emphasis on replacement therapy is expected to grow as the public's concern regarding mercury and dental amalgam forces dentists to select alternative materials, e.g. composite...
- EVALUATION OF MERCURY RELEASE FROM DENTAL AMALGAMSToru Okabe; Fiscal Year: 2003..to determine the mechanism by which changes in the formulation of the alloy reduce mercury (Hg) release from dental amalgam. A series of alloys will be prepared to test specific hypotheses about the effect of palladium (Pd) additions, ..
- DISSOLUTION OF MERCURY FROM DENTAL AMALGAMSMiroslav Marek; Fiscal Year: 2001b>Dental amalgam remains the most common direct filling material for restoration of tooth structure. The presence of mercury in a material used in the oral cavity has raised some concerns...
- Determinants of the Durability of Resin-Dentin BondsDavid Pashley; Fiscal Year: 2006..This should provide important new insight into designing more durable resin-dentin bonds that can justify the placement of resin-based posterior composites. ..
- HEALTH EFFECTS OF DENTAL AMALGAMS IN CHILDRENSonja McKinlay; Fiscal Year: 2005..introduction 150 years ago, but-until recently it has been generally assumed that the exposure to mercury from dental amalgam is limited to the acute placement phase...
- CERAMIC WHISKER REINFORCEMENT OF DENTAL COMPOSITE RESINSHUAKUN XU; Fiscal Year: 2002Concerns about mercury in dental amalgam have created a need to extend the use of composite resins to posterior applications...
- Im/Miscible Adhesive/Dentin Interface: Structure/MechanicPaulette Spencer; Fiscal Year: 2007DESCRIPTION: If composite resins are to be considered a viable alternative to Dental amalgam, the durability of the dentin/adhesive (d/a) bond must be improved...
- Mercury Vapor from Amalgam and Methylmercury Co-Exposure on NeurodevelopmentGene Watson; Fiscal Year: 2009Mercury (Hg) vapor and monomethylmercury (MeHg) are separately potent neurotoxins. Dental amalgam restorations, which are composed of approximately 50% metallic Hg, are the principal source of human exposure to Hg vapor, while most ..
- Mercury Vapor from Amalgam and Methylmercury Co-Exposure on NeurodevelopmentGENE E WATSON; Fiscal Year: 2010Mercury (Hg) vapor and monomethylmercury (MeHg) are separately potent neurotoxins. Dental amalgam restorations, which are composed of approximately 50% metallic Hg, are the principal source of human exposure to Hg vapor, while most ..
- Mercury Vapor from Amalgam and Methylmercury Co-Exposure on NeurodevelopmentGene Watson; Fiscal Year: 2007Mercury (Hg) vapor and monomethylmercury (MeHg) are separately potent neurotoxins. Dental amalgam restorations, which are composed of approximately 50% metallic Hg, are the principal source of human exposure to Hg vapor, while most ..
- ENHANCED DENTAL AMALGAM TRAPCRAIG TURCHI; Fiscal Year: 2003..ADA Technologies will utilize its network of partners and experience in dental waste treatment and equipment manufacturing to bring this enhanced trap rapidly to the marketplace. ..
- THERMALLY INDUCED CHANGES IN DENTAL PORCELAIN EXPANSIONJOHN MACKERT; Fiscal Year: 2002..evidence, as well as assurances from international health advisory groups, that mercury release from dental amalgam poses no health threat to the general population (Mackert and Berglund, 1997a, b), a number of countries have ..
- IMMUNOTOXIC PROPERTIES OF MERCURIC COMPOUNDSBRUCE SHENKER; Fiscal Year: 2003..Sources of human exposure to mercury include seafood, seeds, foodstuffs, water, and dental amalgam. In previous studies, the Principal Investigator has shown that mercury, at low concentrations, kills human ..