Silverfil: its physical characterization

Abu Kasim, Noor Hayaty and Yahya, N.A. and Radzi, Z. and Basirun, Wan Jefrey and Ghani, A.A. (2007) Silverfil: its physical characterization. 3rd Kuala Lumpur International Conference on Biomedical Engineering 2006, 15. pp. 134-136. ISSN 1680-0737, DOI 978-3-540-68016-1.


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This article focuses on the physical characterization of Silverfil (R) amalgam. Analysis of the amalgamated material semi-quantitatively showed that Silverfil (R) comprised of approximately two thirds mercury and one third silver. No other elements were detected. Examination of the amalgamated material by x ray mapping and metallographically showed no evidence of free mercury present. Silverfil (R) has strong affinity towards the mercury ion. X-ray Diffraction analysis showed that the amalgamated Silverfil (R) is similar to a mineral in nature called "Moschellandsbergite". The advantages of Silverfil (R) over conventional amalgam were highlighted.

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Additional Information: ISI Document Delivery No.: BGF91 Times Cited: 0 Cited Reference Count: 11 Abu Kasim, N.H. Yahya, N. A. Radzi, Z. Basirun, W. J. Ghani, A. A. Proceedings Paper 3rd Kuala Lumpur International Conference on Biomedical Engineering 2006 (BioMed 2006) Dec 11-14, 2006 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA Int Federat Med & Biol Engn 233 spring street, new york, ny 10013, united states
Uncontrolled Keywords: Amalgam; Silverfil((R)); Physical Characterization; Self-Repair; Culture-Conditions; Composite Resin; Dental Pulp Stem Cell; Functionally Graded Design; Multi Layered Post; Functionally Graded Dental Post; Soft Skills; Clinical Pairing; Dental Pulp Stromal Cells; Long-Term Expansion
Subjects: R Medicine
R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Depositing User: Associate Prof. Dr. Noor Hayaty Abu Kasim
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2012 01:06
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 07:22

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