Elsevier, International Dental Journal, Volume 72, February 2022
Amalgam (Part 2): Safe Use and Phase Down of Dental Amalgam: Adopted by the FDI General Assembly: 27-29 September 2021, Sydney, Australia
Elsevier, International Dental Journal, Volume 70, 1 June 2020
Objective: The Minimata Convention on mercury includes amalgam phase-down and eventual phase-out from dentistry. To aid its subsequent evaluation it is important to have baseline data of amalgam use in a locality prior to implementing a phase-down. Methodology: Records of patients spanning 5 years from January 2011 to January 2016 were analysed to determine and the compare frequency of amalgam usage with other dental materials for carious teeth restorations in a Nigerian university teaching hospital.