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a mixture of two or more metals
reaction that occurs when silver-based alloy is mixed with mercury
restorative material composed of silver-based alloy mixed with mercury
irregularly shaped particles formed by shaving fine particles from an alloy ingot
alloy particles produced as small spheres
mixture of lathe-cut and spherical alloys
a chemical reaction between tin in the silver-based alloy and mercyry that causes corrosion of the amalgam
oxidation affecting a thin layer of ametal at tis surface. Not as destructive as corrosion
oxidation from interaction of two dissimilar metals in the presence of a solution containing electrolytes (such as saliva). It results in breakdown of amalgam
gradual change in the shape of a restoration caused by compression from occlusion or adjacent teeth
mechanical device used to mix the silver-based alloy particles with mercury to produce amalgam
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