Dental amalgam: the history and legacy you perhaps never knew?

R. Graham Chadwick (Lead / Corresponding author), Charles H. Lloyd

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Much has been written about dental amalgam. Over many years, it has served the profession well, yet on environmental grounds its use is being phased down. This article seeks to explore key milestones in the history and development of this versatile material, as well as highlighting how international standards have assisted in reducing environmental mercury contamination.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)633-637
Number of pages5
JournalBritish Dental Journal
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 13 May 2022

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)


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