Br Dent J 1997; 182(9): 333-338. resulting from the adsorption of C.R.E. All soft and solid surface structures in the oral cavity are covered by the acquired pellicle followed by bacterial colonization. 164 0 obj <>stream 126 0 obj <> endobj The, similar trend can be observed for the carved-, (Figure 4). 'K�%�[|��fÈ�eTY�|����}MȦ��+.�n_H��9�I@r\�INg�@��*>2�n�{%7�>���^�RD�#�8(z��Vܔ�y�5i0����G�����%��˺���5�>�.���L�Ts$I#�8�;�:p:�x}� �]* Due to corrosion of amalgam, which always happens in the oral cavity, mercury is being released, and is distributed in the organism of amalgam fillings, Background: Dental amalgam fillings interact in a complex way with the environment in the oral cavity as they are subjected to chemical, biological, mechanical, and thermal forces. A careful methodological study of the kind of source of mercury vapor that is prevalent and on the methods for measuring the intra-oral release of mercury vapor was carried out. The empty space permits the. For, example, oxygen and chlorine are implicated, interface and within the body of the alloy, condition of a metal, as well as the chemical. Proceedings of The Third National. Presently, this problem is … In the restoration of lost or damaged dental pieces, different alloys are frequently used, leaving the mouth exposed to electrical currents that circulate through saliva and dental fluids. 0000004099 00000 n During recent decades the use of dental, It finally covers the corrosion of amalgams since this is the means by which metal, products that will be harmful to the body, Corrosion is a chemical or electrochemical, process through which a metal is attacked by, always moist and is continually subjected to, Acids are released during the breakdown of, factors contribute to the degrading process, occurs from the formation of hard and soft. Galvanic corrosion is a metal dissolution process that occurs when two metals of different electrochemical potential are immersed in an electrolyte causing electrical currents between the metals through the conducting medium. In general, the difference in the results was greater between certain alloys using the same electrolyte than between the electrolytes with the same alloy. Release of mercury vapor from. 0000004295 00000 n These are all useful when evaluating the corrosion properties of a dental alloy. Conclusions: Analyzing fitting surfaces of night-guards contacting dental restorations, such as amalgam, could aid in understanding the nature of leached-elements from these restorations intra-orally. H�|TMo�@��W����X�=9�Z5R�*F�T=l�:��а�D������3;o޼���fq�44��������ʺ$�R�~qym$�Ɵ�`�aq�i���,(4��=-H��5�2Y���94�%���Nr���|.�V�H �^��.�I��9�2W���8c�$er3�A�i�����T�:�)'"1ZM�: i���MsR���ڐ�n�K��6�)�?�{��9� Dent Mater 1999; 15(6): 397-, 38- Tyas MJ, Ewers GJ. Keywords: Dental amalgam, Amalgam corrosion, Biocompatibility, Mercury release, Amalgam restoration. Key words: dental amalgam corrosion, cyclic voltammetry, concentration of mercury in saliva of children in relation to the number of amalgam fillings before and after chewing and measure the continuous release of mercury vapor from amalgam fillings in children and its relation to gender and age. (Redirected from Galvanic pain) Oral galvanism or amalgam disease was a term for the association of oral or systemic symptoms to either: toxic effects of amalgam fillings; or electric currents between metal in dental restorations and electrolytes in saliva or dental pulp. Eur J Oral Sci 1997; 40- Berglund A. compositions and particle shapes (lathe cut. 0000042060 00000 n With regard to the ranking by corrosion sensitivity of the amalgams, only the results obtained by using Fusayama's solution were consistent with the clinical experience of the materials. Corrosion on occlusal surfaces is accelerated by abrasion during mastication, which removes the protective surface films. Additionally, amalgam has other disadvantages, in that corrosion can cause increased porosity and reduced marginal integrity and strength, as well as the release of metallic products into the oral cavity. Then, the principles of implant failure, retrieval and failure analysis are highlighted, followed by description of the most common corrosion processes in vivo. gradually seals this space, making dental, Journal of Research in Medical Sciences 2004; 1: 42-51. amalgam have different corrosion potentials. With this as a basis quantitative determinations of the release rate of mercury vapor from amalgam restorations were made on healthy human subjects not occupationally exposed to mercury. The night-guards were delivered to the patients and they were instructed to wear the night-guards during when they were asleep. It was concluded that the clinical, operations and procedures could be effective, on tarnish and corrosion of amalgam besides, surface plaque accumulation and recurrence, and reliable than what was available in 1895, when Black began his studies. Beheshti Univ Dent J 2003; 20: 1-13. surface characteristics and clinical procedures, on corrosion behavior of dental amalgams. In order to eliminate γ2 phase, in 1965, the high copper amalgam with 12% - 30% copper were pro-duced. Br Dent J 1997; 182(12): 455-459. concentration in breast milk resulting from, amalgam fillings and dietary habits. Thus, it is found that the most resistant to corrosion is the pair formed between the amalgam and the bulk Co-Cr alloy (PG1,3) and that the corrosion products released in greater quantity to the electrolyte are those that contain ions of Co, Cr, Ag, Sr and Cu. The sealing of the tooth/amalgam interface by corrosion products The sealing of the tooth/amalgam interface by corrosion products BEN‐AMAR, A.; CARDASH, H.S. It is observed that when the difference in corrosion potentials of dissimilar alloys are small (less than 100 mVecs), Evans diagrams do not give good results, so the Mansfeld correction formulas must be used. Silver enables setting expansion and causes an increase in strength and resistance to corrosion. Elemental analysis of these areas showed the presence of mercury and sulfur, in addition to carbon and oxygen (Hg=21.2wt%, S=2.5wt%, C=67.1wt% and O=9.2wt%). Dental, Materials, Properties and Manipulation. 11. tion cell (crevice corrosion) process results. It is concluded that clinical operations and procedures may influence tarnishing and corrosion of dental amalgam, surface plaque accumulation, and recurrence of tooth caries. Proceedings of. After triturating and condensation, the samples of each type of amalgam were divided into three groups. The effect of phosphate concentration on corrosion was compared for two types of amalgam: a conventional alloy (ANA 68) and a high-Cu admixed alloy (Dispersalloy). Start studying Amalgam. This applies for natural structures as well as for restorative or prosthetic materials; the adherent bacterial biofilm is associated among others with the development of caries, periodontal diseases, peri-implantitis, or denture-associated stomatitis. Actinomyces viscosus and periodontal pocket specimens show a similarity in their activity to induce tarnish in base metal-containing dental alloys. 31- Eley BM. In order to investigate the effect of nano particle amounts on properties of dental amalgam, proper amount of 0, 0.5, 1, 2 and 3 wt% of titania nano particles were added to amalgam alloy powder and the prepared composite powder was triturated by a given percent of mercury. %%EOF A study on amalgam restorations, Release of Elements due to Electrochemical Corrosion of Dental Amalgam, Effect of Surface Characteristics and Clinical Procedures on Corrosion Behaviour of Dental Amalgams, Use of potentiodynamic polarization technique for corrosion testing of dental alloys, Corrosion testing by potentiodynamic polarization in various electrolytes, Release of mercury vapor from dental amalgam, Release of corrosion products from amalgam in phosphate containing solutions, Tarnish of dental alloys by oral microorganisms, Long-term corrosion studies in vitro of amalgams in contact, Clinical evaluation of three amalgam alloys, Preparation and characterization of composite bioceramic nanopowders for tissue engineering, drug delivery and, gene therapy, electrospun nanofibrous composite scaffolds for tissue engineering applications, Design, fabrication and characterization of nanostructured composite coatings for biodegradable implants, Design, preparation and characterization of nonmetallic braided textile composite bone plates for orthopedic applications, Determination of the Rate of Release of Intra-oral Mercury Vapor from Amalgam. Amalgam restorations often tarnish and corrode in oral environment. The aim of our study was to compare the composition and morphological activity of salivary cells in patients with amalgam and composite material restorations. Electrochemical potentiodynamic tests were performed in physiological solution in order to determine and compare the corrosion behaviour of the four amalgams as an indication of biocompatibility. However, for alloys releasing non-ionic products during corrosion/degradation, the method may be inappropriate. The future of dental amalgam: a. amalgam structure and corrosion. Tehran University, Tehran, Iran, 1993; 15-38. it is also strong and corrosion resistant. However, many times, amalgam tends to “shrink” with time, or separate from the tooth, allowing a pathway for sugars, food, and bacteria to invade the tooth and cause recurring tooth decay alongside an old filling. This corrosion also causes the amalgam filling, which originally was a very clean-looking silver filling to turn black. The corrosion potential and the, corrosion current density of each type of, affected by the nature of electrolyte, as well, order of corrosion potential and corrosion, be independent of the type of electrolyte. Many of these alloys and its metals, particularly heavy metals, show cytotoxicity toward cell lines and yeast [159][160][161]. Part 5: Mercury in the, urine, blood and body organs from amalgam. 0000002253 00000 n It is thus concluded that the method appears applicable as an in vitro corrosion test for most dental alloys, with the possible exception of amalgams. Four different types of commercial amalgam alloy with various chemical compositions and particle shapes (lathe cut, spherical, spheroidal) were studied. Corrosion Congress, School of Engineering. • The most common corrosion products of traditional amalgam alloys are oxides & oxychlorides of tin. Sci Total Environ 2002; 290(1-3): 25- Xu HH, Eichmiller FC, Giuseppetti AA, Johnson CE. Scand J Dent Res 1991; polarization technique for corrosion testing of. It finally covers the corrosion of amalgams since this is the means by which metals, including mercury, can be released within oral cavity. Statistically significant differences were found between the mean corrosion current densities in the three different groups of each type of commercial amalgam. The surfaces and cross-sections of the specimens were studied in a scanning electron microscope (SEM) with an energy dispersive detector (EDAX). The corrosion resistance of an implant material affects its functionality and durability and is a prime factor governing biocompatibility. relatively small risk of adverse effects. Dental, Materials, Properties and Manipulation. different groups of each type of amalgam. Browse. There were marked differences between the results obtained in artificial saliva and in sodium sulfide solution, while addition of organic components to the artificial saliva only had a minor effect. The Effect of clinical, amalgams, Proceedings of the Symposium of, Applications, Montreal, Canada, 2002; 327-, evaluation of the clinical procedures on the. The polished samples all possessed the lowest corrosion current density, and the carved samples showed the highest corrosion current density (lowest corrosion resistance). This debris then produces one type, of electrolyte in that area, and the normal, saliva provides another electrolyte at the, occlusal surface. The only significant difference between alloys at one year was the greater tarnish of the platinum-modified alloy. individual’s oral environment, oral hygiene, Tarnish and corrosion of three commercial, Sybraloy, Cinaalloy, and SolilaNova, were, investigated and evaluated by utilizing in, vitro tests. The, amalgams in human body, Proceedings of the. In the short run the mercury concentration gradient prevalent on the amalgam surface on the measuring occasion is the apparent rate-determining step. Metallic biomaterials are used in medical devices in humans more than any other family of materials. Based on the experimental results and on theoretical considerations, it was concluded that the amount of mercury released per time unit is the only quantity measurable. 13- Moberg LE, Oden A. The daily uptake of mercury from inhaled mercury vapor released from dental amalgam seems to make a very small contribution to the total body burden of mercury, in comparison with what can be tolerated in the work environment. The Corrosion of Dental, Materials. The amalgam controversy. Zinc reacts with water to produce hydrogen gas. The results also show that particle shape affects the surface roughness of dental amalgam restoration, and hence corrosion behaviour.
  • Sulfides such an hydrogen and ammonium sulfides, corrode silver, copper and similar metals present in dental alloys and amalgam. Potentiodynamic polarization curves of the carved (C), carved-burnished (CB), and carvedburnished-polished (CBP) groups of the Sybraloy amalgam in the normal saline solution at 37 °C. Part 3: Mercury, exposure from amalgam restorations in dental. Potentiodynamic polarization curves of the carved (C), carved-burnished (CB), and carved-burnished-polished (CBP) groups of the Cinaalloy amalgam in the normal saline solution at 37 °C. 1997; parameters in a potentiostatic corrosion test for, dental amalgam. This trend was not affected by the, corrosion current density (Figure 3). which is very active as a mouthwash, was used in concentration range (10-25) ppm in artificial saliva at pH=6.4 and temperature range (288-318) K, to study it's inhibitory effect on the corrosion of dental amalgam. Oral Surg Oral, Stejskal VD, Forsbeck M, Cederbrant KE, Asteman, O. Mercury-specific lymphocytes: an indication, of mercury allergy in man. Accordingly, there is a considerable demand for novel materials and coatings that limit and modulate bacterial attachment and/or propagation of microorganisms. 0000008986 00000 n Dent Mater 1992; 8(4): 241-5. Stomatological review, carriers. Tarnish is an, merely a surface deposit but is an actual, deterioration of a metal by reaction with its. Then, the kinetics of corrosion, passivity, its breakdown and regeneration in vivo are conferred. Corrosion • Amalgam restoration shows corrosion and tarnish over a period of time. For example, oxygen and chlorine are involved in corrosion of amalgam at the tooth interface and within the bulk of the alloy, ... Dissolution of material in amalgam can occur at anodic sites by the tin-mercury phase ( γ 2 -Sn 7 Hg), has the lost corrosion potential, taken after by Ag 2 Hg 3, Ag 3 Sn, Ag 3 Cu 2 , Cu 3 Sn, Cu 6 Sn 5 , so that the most corroded phase is γ 2 -Sn 7 Hg.
  • Water ,oxygen and chloride ions present in saliva contribute to corrosion … Five dental alloys, on exposure to blood and chocolate media with and without inoculated microorganisms, showed varying degrees of tarnish. Conclusion: In the conclusion it is pointed out that corrosion of dental amalgam is always happening and that its volume depends on the test medium and condition of polishability of dental amalgams. Darvell's and Fusayama's solutions were much less corrosive, at least for dental amalgam specimens. Principle of Materials Science in. Amalgam restorations often tarnish and corrode in oral environment. amalgam. 0000104868 00000 n Thus, the aim of the study was to verify if night-guards could detect leached-elements from restorations as dental amalgam. W�k��i��ܔ�� NTK�@i�m���DX�451Q���y����Is�� �JYk8�qQ'H]qQG؀Q!�EO�S+k��?� e1u��`npZ��F$�Q&��D~�d��_��� ��C/��g��yp��FhҔ .��h�WaI.�%m4�(�AU 2- Anusavice KJ. With the reversed area relation, Cu, Hg, and Ag decreased when they were in contact. The most critical structures in the oral cavity are the teeth, which play a central role in speaking, biting, chewing, tasting and swallowing. The findings may be summarized as follows: The only relevant measurable quantity when determining the mercury vapor released from amalgam restorations is the amount released per time unit, i.e. order to obtain more data about the tarnish, corrosion behavior, biocompatibility, and, characteristics of dental amalgam all over the. Keeping this in consideration, what causes corrosion in amalgam? At this interface, there is a constant percolation of fluid containing ions, molecules and bacteria. Corrosion is an electrochemical process. 36- Olsson S, Bergman M, Marek M, Berglund A. statistically significant differences between, the mean corrosion current density values of, the three different groups of each type of. The clinical problem is that corrosion, amalgam restoration for internal corrosion is, beyond current clinical diagnostic tools and, techniques. Though corrosion causes decrease in strength of a restoration by 50% in five years, the advantageous fact of corrosion is that the byproducts that form, act to seal the preparation margin, responsible for self-sealing feature of amalgam (Fig. Electrochemical studies indicate, protection against further corrosion, occurs, corrosion of a newly placed amalgam comes, about in the interface between the tooth and, the restoration. Currently, major components of the alloy are silver, tin, and copper. 0000001076 00000 n Furthermore, the presence of zinc in the amalgam alloy has been shown to result in the formation of zinc corrosion products in the amalgam/mold margin, which … In the breast milk after 2 months, consumption but no longer with the number, additional exposure to mercury of breast-fed, babies from maternal amalgam fillings is of, elements increased with time, except for Cu, inhibits corrosion of Cu-Sn phases. Dent Mater 1993; 42- Marek M. Dissolution of mercury from dental. The results indicated a composition-dependent tarnish behavior of alloys in microorganism-inoculated media, indicating a potential role for the oral microorganisms in inducing clinically observed tarnish of dental alloys. Due to the unique conditions in the oral cavity, mainly in vivo or in situ studies were considered in the review. The curves of current density versus potential showed fair reproducibility, with great differences between some of the alloys, showing a clear relationship to nobility or passivity of the alloy. Dental amalgam: a toxicological evaluation. Every 7 weeks the solutions were changed and analyzed with regard to Cu, Zn, Sn, Hg, and Ag. These biomaterials include stainless steels, cobalt-chromium alloys, titanium and its alloys, Nitinol shape memory alloy, dental amalgams, gold, metallic glasses and biodegradable metals. Instead, alleged recurrent decay, corrode in oral environment. The daily uptake of mercury from inhaled mercury vapor was calculated and salivary and urinary mercury levels were determined. The test specimens were stored for 4 months in electrolytes containing 85 mM NaCl and 85 mM NaCl with 2.5, 10, or 100 mM phosphate buffer respectively. The effect of different electrolytes on the results from potentiodynamic polarization corrosion testing was studied for nine different dental alloys. ... the gamma-1 phase is the 2nd phase in the mercury & silver reaction. Evaluating of the. To restore lost or damaged teeth, different alloys are used, leaving the mouth exposed to electrical currents that circulate through saliva and dental fluids. Dental making an amalgam having a low initial amalgam fillings occasionally cause local mercury vapor release rate having a effects in the mouth, such as allergic composition comprising 50-80 wt % Ag; reactions of the gums and of the skin 10-30 wt % Cu, and 10-35 wt % Sn, and inside the mouth, but this happens only optionally less than 7 wt % of Pd, which rarely and is normally easy to manage. Phillips Science of Dental, 3- Fathi MH, Golozar MA. It is concluded that clinical operations and procedures may influence tarnishing and corrosion of dental amalgam, surface plaque accumulation, and recurrence of tooth caries. Corrosion of dental amalgam fillings may occur under the conditions found ... some corrosion may occur, and this causes mercury to be released as ions which pass into the gastro-intestinal tract. 0000127184 00000 n amalgam. 0000095407 00000 n Significant morphological changes were observed in the salivary smears in patients with amalgam restorations. 0 These forces change the restoration's appearance and properties, causing metal ions, amalgam debris, non-metallic corrosion products, and mercury released into the oral cavity. electrochemical corrosion since it is the most destructive. 126 39 In addition, it was found that the type of mercury source prevalent in the, Dental restorative materials have long-lasting contact with the oral cavity environment and may affect saliva composition. The results of the Mercollector-Mercometer measurements carried out on seven subjects with nine or more occlusal surfaces restored with dental amalgam and on three subjects without any amalgam restorations revealed that the rate of mercury release was in the range 0.03-0.34 ng/sec in the former group and less than 0.01 ng/sec in the latter. Cavity isolation is not effective since However, there were some differences between the electrolytes, most pronounced when testing dental amalgams. A new unused night-guard was fabricated from the same material to be used as a control. x�b``�d``�d`e`��� Ȁ �@1v��o5�jPy��ȴ��@Ћ9���@����1� �@����c�X��d�sBA*��t��\���ɡ�)�tZ�(��A&'..��M�xf�8Lh����Ҙz���IΣ�Y.�����Pt��ҧ3%Mr���J�PQX�j�֜�'�����ysrq��ʌ�����b��3��~ k�S���Y�w�9�f '�A(ƴ��02�((���a ))���ЀL��Z�P.���� �VbG����i� ��I�6�2�0ma�`*HX��`l�4�+�5� � ���0eiW��g�5��0�ͼ�j���� � �C S�g��V��L� �\.���a4a�9Y����CSU�=Cr�T2��� i& v �Z��RP� �U� k��� Corrosion products containing mercury compound cannot be formed on amalgam restorations with no metallic contact with other materials. IRAN, ARKAN Publication; 1989. deposits on the surface of the restoration. During recent decades the use of dental amalgam has been discussed with respect to potential toxic effects of mercury components. By contrast, the fitting surfaces of the night-guards contacting amalgam restorations showed numerous lustrous particles. The decrease in release of elements with time from the conventional amalgam in all the experimental solutions might indicate passivation. Br Dent J. All sparingly soluble compounds which were expected to be formed in reactions with the solvents considered were listed. material due to its alleged health hazard. Particular ions may play a key role in the corrosion of certain alloys. J, 30- Olsson S, Berglund A, Bergman M. Release of, elements due to electrochemical corrosion of. An oral and. 0000007467 00000 n 0000006629 00000 n This experimental procedure has not detected the release of mercury and silver, as the most noble metal composition of dental amalgam. log (a[i]/a[ref])-pe diagram. Zinc-containing amalgams are more affected than non-zinc materials by moisture. The potentiodynamic polarization corrosion test supplies detailed information such as anodic charge, and open circuit, rupture, and passivation potential. 0000013508 00000 n Furthermore, it indicates the passive range and sensitivity to pitting corrosion. In the present work, the potentials and densities of corrosion currents of galvanic pairs of silver amalgams and copper base dental alloys were determined simultaneously using potenciodynamic methods, finding that the most resistant to corrosion are the pairs formed by silver amalgams of high copper and Cu -Zn alloys, and that the corrosion products released in greater quantity in the electrolytic medium are formed by Hg, Cu, Zn and Ni ions. The measuring technique used to obtain correct results is discussed, and an evaluation of the conditions for the application of the measuring equipment available was made. However, the amount is limited, and there is no evidence that it is sufficient to cause any adverse effects. 12- Fairhurst CW, Marek M, Butts MB, Okabe T. corrosion. The diffusion of mercury atoms inside an amalgam restoration results in the formation of a concentration gradient in the surface of the amalgam. 0000001887 00000 n circulation of the medium in contact with, electrochemical properties of saliva depend, upon its composition, concentration of its, cathodic areas) and thus the net result would, type of electrolytic corrosion occurs when, Another type of galvanic corrosion is due to, the heterogeneous composition of the metal, surface. strophic disintegration of the metal body. © 2008-2021 ResearchGate GmbH. Preparation and corrosion behavior evaluation of amalgam/titania nano composite, Analysis of Electrochemical Behaviour of Dental Amalgams in Four Solutions Using Cyclic Voltammetry. Caustic can cause stress corrosion cracking (caustic embrittlement). Therefore, there is no clinical justification at present for replacing amalgam with other less durable or less predictable restorative materials. Ion release as a result of corrosion is, main dental metals via vapor or corrosion products in swallowed saliva and al, from oral mucosa. Dentistry. Objectives and findings Each group was finished using one of three procedures, namely carving, carving and burnishing, or carving, burnishing, and polishing. 0000005161 00000 n The results also show that particle shape affects the surface roughness of dental amalgam restoration, and hence corrosion behaviour. endstream endobj 127 0 obj <> endobj 128 0 obj <> endobj 129 0 obj [130 0 R] endobj 130 0 obj <>/A 163 0 R/Border[0 0 0]/Type/Annot>> endobj 131 0 obj <>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text]/ExtGState<>>> endobj 132 0 obj <> endobj 133 0 obj <> endobj 134 0 obj <> endobj 135 0 obj <> endobj 136 0 obj [/ICCBased 153 0 R] endobj 137 0 obj <> endobj 138 0 obj <> endobj 139 0 obj <> endobj 140 0 obj <>stream The accelerated corrosion is caused by the creation of a gold-amalgam galvanic cell (9-12).In vitro under undisturbed conditions and in the absence of macro-molecules, corrosion can induce the formation of numerous small droplets of mercury on the amalgam surface (6). Teeth consist of three types of tissue: the cementum, enamel and dentin, with bone and gingival tissue serving as supporting structures. 0000004361 00000 n Potential side effects, of dental amalgam restorations. main dental metals (Ag, Sn, Cu, and Zn) via, saliva, and direct absorption into blood from, oral mucosa. 0000009739 00000 n 0000005903 00000 n Skinners Science of Dental, 9- Craig RG, Restorative Dental Materials. However, this is challenging as most of the present techniques have some limitations. However, on and off the safety of dental amalgam has been called in question and during the 80's the mercury controversy came to the fore, not only within the profession but also among the general public. 0000003899 00000 n ... b/c the heat causes mercury vapors to be released from the amalgam left on the instruments. Ion release as a result of corrosion is most important. Potentiodynamic polarization curves of the carved group of four types of commercial amalgams in the normal saline solution at 37 °C. Material and methods: The experimental material was tested by cyclic voltammetry method. Anodes and cathodes are generated within the amalgam and this makes them susceptible to relative high corrosion rates. patients. Oral epithelial and, This paper reviews the facts available on the biological effects of mercury released from amalgam restorations in teeth. What Is Corrosion? Background: Detection of leached-elements from dental restorations intra-orally has been a subject of prime importance in dental research. Abstract – The corrosion of powdered conventional and high Cu dental amalgam was studied in vitro under fixed conditions (100% oxygen, pH 4, and constant weak mechanical action). 0000001596 00000 n Humans are exposed to mercury and other main dental metals via vapor or corrosion products in swallowed saliva and also direct absorption into blood from oral mucosa. The presence of E.C.R. Materials and methods: The sample consists of 51 children between 8-10 years of age and they were divided into three groups according to the number of amalgam fillings they have in their teeth (1st group children didn't have amalgam fillings in their teeth, 2nd group children had 1-2 amalgam fillings, 3rd group children had ≥3 amalgam fillings). 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