The tooth has an existing occlusal amalgam with poor marginal integrity and is indicated for replacement.
What does OA stand for?
OA stands for Occlusal Amalgam (dentistry)
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We have 57 other meanings of OA in our Acronym Attic
- Objects for Systems (trademark of Romet AB; system development method)
- Only for You
- Old Fourth Ward (Atlanta, GA)
- Office 97 Macro Virus
- Oakstone Academy (Ohio)
- Object Adapter
- Objective Area
- Obligational Authority
- Obstacle Avoidance
- Occiput Anterior (fetal position)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Regression Analysis In a linear regression model, B-Hg (dependent variable) was related to the number of fish meals per week (no FM/w), the number of occlusal amalgam fillings (no OAF), crab intake, and age, giving the equation: Total B-Hg = 0.
In a cross-sectional study of 550 30- to 49-year-old healthy employed adults, scores on tests of verbal memory, nonverbal memory, attention, psychomotor speed, and fine motor coordination were not significantly associated with any of several exposure indices considered (number of visible amalgam surfaces, number of visible occlusal amalgam surfaces, urinary mercury concentration) (Factor-Litvak et al.