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Expense - gold cast fillings cost more than other materials; up to 10 times higher than cost of silver amalgam fillings.
The number of amalgam fillings, dental restorative materials historical and/ or present were noted from medical documentation and dental examination.
The letter issued said that mercury is the 3rd most hazardous substance that is used in dental amalgam, a restorative material that is approximately 50% mercury.
The decision came as a result of the Sustainable Development Policy Institute's (SDPI) research and regressive advocacy campaigns to ban mercury dental amalgam use in the country from time to time.
The decision followed research and advocacy campaigns to ban the use of the mercury dental amalgam in the country.
Representative of the Commissioner for Environment, Mr Godfrey noted that the effect of amalgam on the body was harmful, adding the state government was doing all it could do to ensure that the environment is safe and not hazardous to the citizens.
In group-I, brackets were bonded to amalgam using sandblasting with 50 um alumina particles.
At present, there is no legislation, specifically for hazardous mercury/mercury amalgam use in dentistry, at dental health care centres (private clinics, hospitals and teaching institutions) in Pakistan.
The hand-made model, developed over approximately 2500 hours, epitomizes Amalgam's devotion to excellence, precision and splendid aesthetics.
Until now, the jury has been out on whether newer composite resin fillings are as durable as traditional amalgam fillings, which have been in use for more than 150 years but which contain mercury, a toxic metal.
The 2 most commonly placed direct dental restorations are resin composite and amalgam. Reasons for choosing either amalgam or composite for direct dental restorations may include cost, esthetics, ease of use, caries risk of the patient, and the material of preference (either for the patient or doctor).