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The tarnished history of a posterior restoration


Galvanic corrosion is an electrochemical reaction between dissimilar metals that has the potential to cause unpleasant and even painful biological effects intra-orally. A case is presented where a full gold crown underwent galvanic change after being placed in contact with an amalgam restoration


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Rose, M., Costello, J. The tarnished history of a posterior restoration. Br Dent J 185, 436 (1998).

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