dental gold


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Noun1.dental gold - an alloy of gold used in dentistry
alloy, metal - a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten; "brass is an alloy of zinc and copper"
atomic number 79, Au, gold - a soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element; occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks and alluvial deposits; does not react with most chemicals but is attacked by chlorine and aqua regia
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Contact allergy to gold is correlated to dental gold.
Florida Gold Exchange buys gold, silver and platinum in any condition, including jewelry, sterling flatware and serving pieces, diamonds, gold watches, coins, bars and dental gold.
Firms like Scrap Gold UK, based on Spencer Street in the Jewellery Quarter, are actively targeting dental gold and precious metals to melt down and sell on.
Customers arrive "all the time" with dental gold, which had once filled or crowned their teeth.
he revelation comes after a newly discovered document showed that Hitler's dentist had about 11lbs of dental gold from the concentration camps at his disposal for the treatment of senior Nazis.