TITLE

AMALGAM FAILURES

AUTHOR(S)
HARPER, WILLIAM E.
PUB. DATE
June 1927
SOURCE
Journal of Dental Research;Jun1927, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p153
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a discussion of the failure of dental amalgam restorations. The question is raised of whether amalgam failures are caused by the alloy or by the operators creating the alloy. Several physical characteristics of amalgam are discussed, including plasticity, tamping, and condensation.
ACCESSION #
36558309

 

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