The influence of mixing speed on the setting rate of high-copper amalgams.

W. W. Brackett, M. L. Swartz, B. K. Moore, H. E. Clark

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Abstract

This study was undertaken to assess the effect of mixing speed on the setting rate of high-copper dental amalgam. The surface hardness during setting of two representative brands of dental amalgam was related to working and carving times determined by clinicians. From this information, a means of evaluating setting rate of amalgam based on surface hardness was developed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)289-292
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Dental Association (1939)
Volume115
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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