ch 9 keywords

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ch 9 keywords
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dental materials ch 9 keywords
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  1. a mixture of two or more metals
    alloy
  2. rxn 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 rxn btw tin in the silver-based alloy and mercury that caused 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 the breakdown of the amalgam
    corrosion
  10. gradual change in the shape of a restoration caused by compression from occlusion or adjacent teeth
    creep
  11. mechanical devise used to mix the silver-based alloy particles with mercury to produce amalgam
    triturator (amalgamator)

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