amalgam carrier

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An instrument used to transfer amalgam alloy to a tooth cavity. It has a hollow working end at an angle to the long axis of the instrument through which amalgam is expelled by a plunger mechanism. It may be made of metal or plastic; the inside of the working tip may be coated with a material to prevent adhesion of the plastic amalgam.

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