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the amalgam debate

The Great Dental Amalgam Debate

March 2001 Originally published in HealthWise Magazine The debate about the safety of silver/mercury fillings continues and it is the patients that are caught in the middle. Ever since amalgam was introduced in the United States in the 1830’s, there has been debate about the safety of this common filling

Our Position on Dental Amalgams (Mercury/Silver Fillings)

Our Position on Dental Amalgams (Mercury/Silver Fillings)

In dentistry today, we have materials, that if properly placed, are vastly superior in every way. Dentists who don’t feel comfortable doing these restorations (i.e. bonded composite or porcelain), continue to cite problems that were associated with these fillings years ago. Amazingly, the American Dental Association (ADA) acknowledges in the

safety protocols for removing amalgam fillings safely

Advanced Amalgam Removal Safety Precautions

Studies demonstrate that there is no known safe level of exposure to mercury. In fact, it is the most toxic non-radioactive element on earth. Yet, despite mercury’s toxicity, amalgam fillings are common in the United States. These amalgam fillings pose many dangers and health risks and should be removed from