Amalgam Discolorations in Dentin

Watch Dental Video about Amalgamate Discoloration

Amalgam discolorations are deposits of amalgam fillings in the dentin.

In the film "Amalgam discolorations" you can see how an amalgam filling is removed: The filling breaks out in little pieces. Below you can partially see caries and you can see partially amalgam discoloration.

With the help of the caries detector the caries is being colored and made visible. This simplifies its removal. The amalgam discoloration itself does not have to be removed.

Amalgam Discoloration

Amalgam Discoloration



The general rule is to preserve as much of the tooth substance as possible. If the discolorations reduce the connection between ceramic inlays and the dentin is subject to controversial scientific discussion, the difference between the various glue combinations should, in practice, not play a role.

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