Dental amalgam

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Dental amalgam
Dental amalgam

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Mercury amalgam fillings and you

In England during the 1700s and 1800s, felt hats – very fashionable at the time – contained trace amounts of mercury, and many of the workers in the hat factories that produced them succumbed to mercury poisoning over time. Symptoms of mercury poisoning include dementia and other neurological complications, from whence came the term “Mad as a Hatter.” We’ve known for quite a while that quicksilver in large enough quantities does not do a body (or brain) good.

In the dental field, the two biggest battles we seem to continually wage deal with the safety of fluoride and the use of dental amalgam...

Dental amalgam is the most commonly used filling material for decayed and broken…

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 Mercury amalgam fillings and you

In the dental field, the two biggest battles we seem to continually wage deal with the safety of fluoride and the use of dental amalgam.

Campaign for Mercury-Free Dentistry

The goal of our Campaign for Mercury-Free Dentistry is to phase out the use of amalgam, a 50% mercury product -- worldwide.

Mercury Safe Dentist Internet Directory

Anyone who is concerned or has questioned whether or not amalgam fillings are a health hazard needs to know the following

Minamata Convention on Mercury

The Minamata Convention on Mercury is a global treaty to protect human health and the environment from the adverse effects of mercury. It was agreed at the fifth session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee on mercury in Geneva, Switzerland at 7 a.m. on the morning of Saturday, 19 January 2013 and adopted later that year on 10 October 2013 at a Diplomatic Conference (Conference of Plenipotentiaries), held in Kumamoto, Japan.

World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry

The World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry’s mission is to phase out the use of dental amalgam worldwide. To accomplish this goal, we promote effective measures to phase down amalgam use,

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