Review Article
Volume 19 Issue 1 - 2020
Amalgam Alternatives: Myth or Truth?
Nagy Abdulsamee1* and Passant Nagi2
1Head of Dental Biomaterials, Modern University for Technology and Information, Egypt
2Lecturer of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine and Surgery, Cairo University, Egypt
*Corresponding Author: Nagy Abdulsamee, Consultant Prosthodontics and Head of Dental Biomaterials, Modern University for Technology and Information, Egypt.
Received: November 04, 2019 ; Published: December 10, 2019


Objective: To review scientific literature on Amalgam alternative materials, regarding their composition, setting reactions, physical and anti-cariogenic properties, and their clinical use as stated by various studies done on them.

Materials and Methods: A search of English peer-reviewed dental literature from various databases that was conducted.

Keywords: Improved Glass Ionomer Cements; Giomer; Alkasites; Amalgomer CR; Zirconomer and Zirconomer Improved; Amalgam


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Citation: Nagy Abdulsamee and Passant Nagi. “Amalgam Alternatives: Myth or Truth?”. EC Dental Science 19.1 (2020): 01-12.

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