Dental Materials

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cassiedh
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Dental Materials
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2011-03-23 14:30:37
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  1. a mixture of two or more metals
    alloy
  2. reaction that occurs when silver based alloy is mixed with mercury
    amalgamation
  3. restorative material composed of silver based alloy mixed with mercury
    dental amalgam
  4. irregularly shaped particles formed by shaving fine particles from an alloy ingot
    lathe cut alloy
  5. ALLOY particles produced as small SPHERES
    spherical alloy
  6. mixture of lathe cut and spherical alloys
    admixed alloy
  7. a chemical reaction between tin in the sivler based alloy and mercury that causes corrosion in the amalgam
    gamma 2 phase
  8. oxidation affecting a thin layer of a metal at its surface. Not as destructive as corrosion
    tarnish
  9. oxidation from interaction of two dissimilar metals in the presence of a solution containing electrolytes (such as saliva) it results in breakdown of the amalgam
    corrosion
  10. gradual change in the shape of a restoration caused by compression from occlusino or adjacent teeth (such a creeper..)
    CREEP - have to help ya out sometimes I figure
  11. mechanical device used to mix the silver based alloy particles with mercury to produce amalgam
    triturator (amalgamator)
  12. define thaumatology
    the study of miracles (what we all need to pass pharmacology)

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