Due to the Minamata convention we will slowly see the demise of amalgam as a restoration that dentists can rely on for provision of restorations in the posterior dentition. What will be the implications of this significant change to our armamentarium in managing molar teeth with extensive tissue loss especially?

This insightful paper, from 2004, was written by a Professor in Dental Materials provides a thorough appraisal of the different factors to consider moving into a world of amalgam free dentistry.

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 Acceptable alternatives to Amalgam ?