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“Silver” Amalgam Fillings Can Mean Dangerously High Mercury Exposure in Pregnant Women, New Study Shows

“Silver” Amalgam Fillings Can Mean Dangerously High Mercury Exposure in Pregnant Women, New Study Shows

Anyone who might be wondering why it’s such a big deal when nations decide to ban “silver” mercury amalgam fillings - as just happened in the European Union - might want to check out the findings of a study just published in Human & Experimental Toxicology. Using...

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Tooth/Body Flashback: Study Highlights Elevated Mercury Vapor Exposure from Americans’ “Silver” Amalgam Fillings

Tooth/Body Flashback: Study Highlights Elevated Mercury Vapor Exposure from Americans’ “Silver” Amalgam Fillings

Although a mercury-free future for dentistry seems closer than ever now, research continues to document the effects of dental amalgam, as well as removing it. After all, even if every dentist in the world stopped filling teeth with this neurotoxic material today,...

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New Study Highlights Elevated Mercury Vapor Exposure from Americans’ “Silver” Amalgam Fillings

New Study Highlights Elevated Mercury Vapor Exposure from Americans’ “Silver” Amalgam Fillings

Although a mercury-free future for dentistry seems closer than ever now, research continues to document the effects of dental amalgam, as well as removing it. After all, even if every dentist in the world stopped filling teeth with this neurotoxic material today,...

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Most Americans Say Oral Health Is Important to Total Health, but Many Remain Sketchy on the Details

Most Americans Say Oral Health Is Important to Total Health, but Many Remain Sketchy on the Details

Though dentistry and medicine are still treated largely as separate spheres, most Americans acknowledge the link between oral and whole body health. As the latest survey on such things tells us, 92% of adults and 96% of parents say oral health is very or extremely...

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