What Is Dental Alloy?

In dentistry, what is dental alloy?

Answer: Silver amalgam (fillings)

By BracesInfo.com Expert 3

It means to mix metals. It is a solid mixture of metallic elements or compounds with other metallic or nonmetallic elements in various proportions, which are mix into a soluble soft mixture and hardens when cool. In dental alloy -it also means amalgam which is the silver fillings where most dentist use to fill a decay tooth once its cleaned. One of the components in amalgam is mecury.