Dental amalgam

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Dental amalgam

  1. 1. AMALGAM Dra. Ariadna Sofía Sáenz Salinas Dr. Alfredo Nevárez Rascón http://iniciativaciudadanaii.blogspot.com/2010/01/el-sindrome-de-las-amalgamas-dentales.html
  2. 2. DESCRIPTION It is a mixture of a fine silver powder, tin, copper, and mercury. Is used as primarily materil for cavity treatment. The first amalgams were realized by Dr. Vardiman Blackhttp://iniciativaciudadanaii.blogspot.com/2010/01/el-sindrome-de-las-amalgamas-dentales.html
  3. 3. USE To restore back teeth which are receiving a loading of occlusion in large and small cavities. For deep and wide cavities, the amalgam of high copper content is the indicated.
  4. 4. COMPOSITIONIt is principally made up of: Silver Tin Copper (maximum of 6%) 6% MercuryCan also contain:Zinc Palladium http://www.dentacron.com/retirada_de_amalgamas.html
  5. 5. ClasificationsAccording to presentations: Type I : in powder form. type II : in tablets.According to shape: Kind I : irregular particle or (primatica); Kind II : spherical Kind III : mixture of both http://ec.europa.eu/health/opinions/es/amalgamas-dentales/index.htm
  6. 6. ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES FOR DENTAL AMALGAM advantages disadvantages • Clinical success • Not aesthetic • Easy manipulation • Contains mercury • requieres less work • Bacteraial corrosión time bacteriana. • cheaper • Metallic taste • Short clinical time • Stains teeth than other materials • May can cause galvanismhttp://ec.europa.eu/health/opinions/es/amalgamas-dentales/index.htm
  7. 7. ManipulationoMixtures of mercury with the other metals(silver , tin, copper and zinc) .o Before placed it has to have a paste aspecto Introduced by pressing hardly in the cavity.o Left over mercury containedoAmalgam solidifies quickly
  8. 8. Commercial Brands ○Ventura III ○Staralllyos ○Dentallyos ○Amalgam Bond ○All Bond 2 ○Mirage Bondhttp://spanish.alibaba.com/product-gs/Dental_Amalgam_Capsules_YDA_45_Ag-467819651.html
  9. 9. Referenceso Materiales dentales conocimientos básicos aplicadosauthor: Federico Humberto BarcelóSantana &Jorge Mario Palma Caleroohttp://ec.europa.eu/health/opinions/es/amalgamas-dentales/index.htm

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