Amalgam filling material is the basis of dentistry for many years. Toxicology of elements inside is being mentioned rather than Amalgam toxicology. Mercury toxicology comes specifically to mind toxicology at the mention of Amalgam. During the preparation, placement and dismantling of amalgam cavity, patient or the physician may contact the mercury has been the subject of continuous debate. In this review of amalgam structure, the toxic effect of physician and patient are described.
Toxicology, Amalgam, Mercury, Metal ions