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Dental Amalgams

Dental amalgams, also known as silver fillings, are comprised of 50% mercury combined with other metals such as silver, copper and tin. Mercury vapor is continually released from amalgams, which may pose a health concern. The following sites provide further information on this oral health issue:

http://www.toxicteeth.org/advisoryCommitee.cfm
http://www.ada.org/en/about-the-ada/ada-positions-policies-and-statements/statement-on-dental-amalgam
http://www.ada.org/en/press-room/press-kits/dental-fillings-press-kit/dental-amalgam-what-others-say
http://www.mercuryfreenow.com/ 
 

Last updated 6-8-2016

 

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