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Recommendations About the Use of Dental Amalgam in Certain High-Risk Populations: FDA Safety Communication

Date Issued: September 24, 2020 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is providing recommendations about the use of dental amalgam in certain groups of people who may be at greater risk to the potential adverse health effects of mercury exposure, to include: Pregnant women and their developing fetuses; Women who are planning to become pregnant; Nursing…
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Medical Implications of Dental Mercury: A Review

Medical Implications of Dental Mercury: A Review by Hal A. Huggins, DDS, MS “The toxicity of mercury has been known for centuries and has often been underestimated. We have yet to fully appreciate the potential relationship between illness and the body’s exposure to mercury from a variety of sources, including dental amalgams. It behooves us…
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Study Reveals Environmental Impact of Dental Amalgam

Study Reveals Environmental Impact of Dental Amalgam According to the United Nations Environment Programme, dental amalgam represents over 20% of the global mercury used in products. The Minamata Convention on Mercury is now in force, 110 countries of the 128 signatories having ratified the treaty. Countries are now working on implementation for treaty compliance. This…
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Mercury Contamination from Dental Amalgam

Mercury Contamination from Dental Amalgam Mercury in dental amalgam is a hidden source of global mercury pollution, resulting from the illegal diversion of dental mercury into the artisanal and small-scale gold mining sector, to crematoria emissions from the deceased and sewage sludge that is sold to farmers. These significant mercury sources result in air, water,…
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