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Dental Materials, Restorative, Amalgam, Tablet

Definition : Amalgam restorative dental materials in tablet form designed to be mixed with liquid mercury and used as metallic fillings for in situ restoration of the appearance, structure and/or function of a patient's teeth. These amalgam restorative dental materials consist of a mixture of liquid mercury and high strength alloys whose main constituents are silver, tin, and copper; they do not contain zinc and therefore minimizes the risk of fracturing the restoration. Amalgam restorative dental materials supplied as tablets ensure a long lasting restoration and do not adhere to tooth structure without the aid of cements or techniques which lock in the filling. These amalgam restorative dental materials are strong, resistant to wear, malleable, durable, and can be triturated by hand or used by amalgamators; the amalgam is usually placed on the rear molars since its metallic color is not an aesthetic match with natural tooth enamel. They are used in dentists' offices.

Entry Terms : "Restorative Dental Materials, Amalgam Tablet" , "Dental Amalgam, Tablet"

UMDC code : 16713

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Harry J Bosworth Co

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Bosworth Company was established under the management of Harry J. Bosworth. Harry provided dentists with practice management and sound advice concerning daily business activities for their offices. In 1956, the Bosworth family sold the company. Under new ownership, the Bosworth Company continued procedures initiated by Harry, but shifted the focus of Bosworth toward the production of dental materials.

Professional Products Co

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Rite-Dent Mfg Corp

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Dr. Oscar Lopez president and founder of Rite-Dent Manufacturing Corporation, is a highly regarded dentist. He graduated from the University of Havana in 1961. He moved to New Jersey in 1962 and went on to obtain his Dental Diploma from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 1966.

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