Summary: An alloy used in restorative dentistry that contains mercury, silver, tin, copper, and possibly zinc.
Publications273 found, 100 shown here
- 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....
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Mercury pink exanthem after dental amalgam placementP D Pigatto
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 22:377-8. 2008
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 neurotoxic effect of mercury appears to be related to concentration, as only in the cultures treated with 10 microM mercuric chloride showed striking qualitative and quantitative cellular changes...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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 ..
- 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)...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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..Patch testing seems to be of limited value. The topographic relationship between an OLL and an amalgam restoration is a useful--but not conclusive--marker...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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 ..
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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.
- 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.
- Has dental amalgam been torpedoed and sunk?Derek W Jones
J Dent Res 87:101-2. 2008
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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...
- 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..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...
- 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.
- 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..or renal effects observed over the 5-year period in children whose caries were restored using dental amalgam or composite materials...
- [10 years of observation by public health offices in Baden-WÃ¼rttemberg--assessment of human biomonitoring for mercury due to dental amalgam fillings and other sources]T Gabrio
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Risks of dental amalgam in childrenPaolo D Pigatto
JAMA 296:1461; author reply 1461. 2006
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- A resin alternative for posterior teeth: questions and answers on dental amalgamMichael J Wahl
Dent Update 30:256-62. 2003..Amalgam restorations have been blamed for a number of problems, such as cusp fracture and higher rates of secondary caries. This article discusses these issues, along with possible toxic effects, in the light of current literature...
- Assessing microleakage of different class V restorations after Er:YAG laser and bur preparationS A M Corona
Department of Restorative Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
J Oral Rehabil 30:1008-14. 2003..On the other hand, for lased cavities, Alert provided the best results, similar to those of Fuji II LC and superior to those reached by bonded amalgam...
- Restorative treatment on Class I and II restorations in primary molars: a survey of Brazilian dental schoolsCristane Motisuki
Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Araraquara Dental School, University of Sao Paulo State, Brazil
J Clin Pediatr Dent 30:175-8. 2005..After a 54% response rate, marked teaching diversity was found among Brazilian dental schools. Amalgam continues to be taught, but a tendency of preference towards more esthetic-like materials was observed...
- 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...
- A retrospective clinical study on longevity of posterior composite and amalgam restorationsNiek J M Opdam
Department of Cariology and Endodontology, Radboud University Medical Centre Nijmegen, PO Box 9101, NL 6500 HB Nymegen, The Netherlands
Dent Mater 23:2-8. 2007..The purpose of this study was to evaluate retrospectively the longevity of class I and II amalgam and composite resin restorations placed in a general practice...
- Direct core materialsPaul H Wilson
Guy s, King s and St Thomas Dental Institute, Floor 26, Guy s Tower, London SE1 9RT
Dent Update 30:362-8. 2003..This article provides an overview of direct-placement core materials and highlights what clinicians should consider when assessing a new product...
- Effects of bleaching with carbamide peroxide gels on microhardness of restoration materialsInger Campos
Department of Restorative Dentistry, Universidade Estácio de Sá, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
J Esthet Restor Dent 15:175-82; discussion 183. 2003..In situ and clinical studies are necessary to enable one to conclude that the reduction in microhardness of the materials effectively results in clinical harm to the restorations...
- 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...
- A clinical study of the "open sandwich" technique in pediatric dental practiceMark L Cannon
Division of Dentistry, Department of Clinical Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, USA
J Dent Child (Chic) 70:65-70. 2003..This study evaluated the clinical efficacy of the "open sandwich" restoration for pediatric dental practice...
- Restorative materials in the primary dentition of poli-caries patientsN Kramer
Dept Paediatric Dentistry, University Medical Centre Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany
Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 8:29-35. 2007..There are an increasing number of poli-caries patients with insufficiently treated primary teeth. Therefore, early treatment is fundamental...
- The post-amalgam era: a selection of materials and their longevity in the primary and young permanent dentitionsH Forss
Oral and Maxillofacial Department, Kuopio University Hospital and National Research and Development Centre of Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
Int J Paediatr Dent 13:158-64. 2003..The aim of this study was to obtain information on children's restorative dental care in Finland and to analyse the longevity of failed restorations...
- Reporting on adverse reactions to dental materials--intraoral observations at a clinical follow-upGunvor Bentung Lygre
Dental Biomaterials Adverse Reaction Unit, University of Bergen, Norway
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:200-6. 2003..The reports could be based on subjective symptoms or objective findings, or both. The aim of the present study was to compare reported objective intraoral findings with those found during examination at the unit...
- Restoration materials for primary molars-results from a European surveyVerena Buerkle
Department of Paediatric and Operative Dentistry, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Goethestrasse 70, 80336 Munich, Germany
J Dent 33:275-81. 2005..CONCLUSIONS: Great diversity in teaching was observed not only among the European countries, but also within the countries themselves which makes it difficult to compare the results of our study to the ones obtained from the US...
- Practical posterior composites. Efficient placement and predictable resultsJack D Griffin
Dent Today 22:112-7. 2003..Usually these complaints are corrected by occlusal adjustment, and very rarely by replacing the restoration. We have not yet made a perfect restoration in our practice--we are still trying...
- The effect of a mouthrinse containing essential oils on dental restorative materialsJ A von Fraunhofer
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Maryland Dental School, Baltimore, USA
Gen Dent 54:403-7. 2006..It was concluded that active mouthrinses do not appear to have any adverse effects on a variety of restorative biomaterials...
- From extension for prevention to prevention of extension: (minimal intervention dentistry)F J Burke
University of Birmingham School of Dentistry, St Chad's Queensway, Birmingham B4 6NN
Dent Update 30:492-8, 500, 502. 2003..This article describes conventional cavity designs and discusses currently available minimal intervention techniques...
- Clinical and microbiological effects of different restorative materials on the periodontal tissues adjacent to subgingival class V restorationsMichele Paolantonio
Department of Oral Sciences, School of Dentistry, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
J Clin Periodontol 31:200-7. 2004..Therefore, this study compares the short-term clinical and microbiological features occurring in the gingiva after the completion of different subgingival restorations...
- Materials used to restore class II lesions in primary molars: a survey of California pediatric dentistsRebecca Lee Pair
Advanced Pediatric Dentistry Program, University of Southern California School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
Pediatr Dent 26:501-7. 2004..The purpose of this study was to determine which materials were most commonly used by pediatric dentists in California to restore Class II lesions in the primary dentition...
- French dentists' restorative treatment decisionsSophie Domejean-Orliaguet
Department of Operative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand, France
Oral Health Prev Dent 2:125-31. 2004..Variations in decision-making about restorative treatments have been demonstrated among dentists in several countries. This study sought to assess the restorative treatment philosophies based on a representative sample of French dentists...
- 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
- 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...
- Randomized clinical comparison of endodontically treated teeth restored with amalgam or with fiber posts and resin composite: five-year resultsFrancesco Mannocci
Department of Conservative Dentistry, Guy s, King s and St Thomas Dental Institute, King s College London, London, UK
Oper Dent 30:9-15. 2005..Within the limits of this study, it can be concluded that restorations with fiber posts and composite were found to be more effective than amalgam in preventing root fractures but less effective in preventing secondary caries...
- Effects of hydrogen peroxide bleaching strip gels on dental restorative materials in vitro: surface microhardness and surface morphologyHeinz Duschner
Applied Structure and Microanalysis Medical Faculty, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
J Clin Dent 15:105-11. 2004....
- Longevity of occlusally-stressed restorations in posterior primary teethReinhard Hickel
Department of Restorative Dentistry and Periodontology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Goethe Strasse 70, D 80336 Munich, Germany
Am J Dent 18:198-211. 2005..To compile a survey of the longevity and reasons for failure of stainless steel crowns, amalgam, glass-ionomer, composite and compomer restorations in stress-bearing cavities of primary molars...
- Laboratory study of the loads, speeds and times to finish and polish direct restorative materialsC S Jones
Biomaterials in Relation to Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
J Oral Rehabil 32:686-92. 2005..The values obtained were substantially in contrast from the earlier practitioner study. There were specific values for load, speed and time that produced a smoother surface for each material...
- Effects of elevated temperatures on various restorative materials: an in vitro studyRaison S Bose
Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai
Indian J Dent Res 16:56-60. 2005..Our observations show that while some restorations were able to withstand elevated temperatures, others were reduced to an unrecognizable mass at relatively low temperatures...
- Lack of effect of fluoride releasing resin modified glass ionomer restorations on the contacting surface of adjacent primary molars. a clinical prospective studyN Kotsanos
Department of Preventive Dentistry, Periodontology and Implant Biology, Dental School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Eur J Paediatr Dent 5:136-42. 2004..This prospective, split mouth control study was planned to clinically evaluate shown short-term caries protection of glass ionomer cement on tooth enamel placed in contact to it, as a result of fluoride release...
- Effect of bleaching on restorative materials and restorations--a systematic reviewThomas Attin
Department of Operative Dentistry, Preventive Dentistry and Periodontology, Georg August Universitat Gottingen, Robert Koch Str 40, D 37075, Germany
Dent Mater 20:852-61. 2004..The purpose of the review article was to summarize and discuss the available information concerning the effects of peroxide releasing bleaching agents on dental restorative materials and restorations...
- Surface wear on cervical restorations and adjacent enamel and root cementum caused by simulated long-term maintenance therapyA Rühling
Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, University of Kiel, Germany
J Clin Periodontol 31:293-8. 2004..In an in vitro study, the surface wear on cervical restorations and adjacent enamel and root cementum caused by different tooth-cleaning methods in simulated long-term therapy was investigated...
- Impact of Crest Night Effects bleaching gel on dental enamel, dentin and key restorative materials. In vitro studiesDonald J White
The Health Care Research Center, The Procter and Gamble Company, Mason, OH 45040 8006, USA
Am J Dent 16:22B-27B. 2003..To examine the effects of a paint-on 19% sodium percarbonate 'overnight' bleaching gel on the structure and integrity of enamel, dentin and some common restorative materials, with a laboratory cycling model...
- The clinical evaluation of a single-bottle adhesive system with three restorative materials in children: six-month resultsZiad D Baghdadi
Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Damascus University, Damascus, Syria
Gen Dent 53:357-65; quiz 366-8. 2005..Five restorations had to be replaced: two compomer, two packable composite, and one amalgam. There was no clinically detectable wear in any of the restorations...
- Effect of whitening gels on the surface roughness of restorative materials in situM F de A Silva
School of Dentistry, Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Macelo, Brazil
Dent Mater 22:919-24. 2006..Mean values of R(a) were assessed between baseline and 14 days, and although minor variations were seen, there were no statistically significant differences detected for any material or any whitening product...
- 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...
- 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...
- Reasons for restorative therapy and the longevity of restorations in adultsHelena Forss
Oral and Maxillofacial Department, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
Acta Odontol Scand 62:82-6. 2004..Although the longevity of tooth coloured restorations was shorter than that of amalgam, comparisons with our previous studies indicate improved survival periods for tooth coloured materials...
- 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...
- Placement and replacement of restorations by selected practitionersM J Tyas
School of Dental Science, The University of Melbourne
Aust Dent J 50:81-9; quiz 127. 2005..There are few Australian data on the reasons for placement and replacement of restorations, and the extent to which these are carried out in general practice...
- Survival time of Class II molar restorations in relation to patient and dental health insurance costs for treatmentPetteri Sjögren
Department of Health Sciences, Kristianstad University, Sweden
Swed Dent J 26:59-66. 2002..Amalgam restorations seem to have the longest functional lifetime in Nordic general practices and the lowest theoretical cost per year of function for the patients at PDS in Sweden...
- 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...
- 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 ..