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Gingivo-mucosal and cutaneous reactions to amalgam fillings.

Authors
  • Fardal, Oystein1
  • Johannessen, Anne C
  • Morken, Tore
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of clinical periodontology
Publication Date
April 2005
Volume
32
Issue
4
Pages
430–433
Identifiers
PMID: 15811063
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The case presented indicates that the release of mercury from amalgam fillings is able to induce hypersensitivity reactions resulting in soft-tissue changes in the gingiva, buccal mucosa, tongue and on the skin of the back of the hands.

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