Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center Publications by Subject "Dental materials -- Environmental aspects"

  • Cailas, Michael D.; Drummond, James L.; Tung-Yi, Wu; Ovsey, Victor G. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2002)
    Dental amalgam consists of approximately equal parts mixture of metallic mercury and an alloy powder consisting of silver, tin, copper and zinc. Amalgam has been used extensively as a tooth filling material, accounting ...

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