What is Dental Amalgam?
Dental amalgam is a tooth filling material that is approximately 50% mercury. It is sometimes misleadingly called a “silver filling”, even though it contains far more mercury than silver. Mercury, a heavy metal, is known to be poisonous to the human nervous system.
There are still dentists out there who use this toxic mercury product, so make sure to say “No amalgam!” before you ever sit in that dental chair. Ask for mercury-free fillings instead!
Health Risks Associated with Amalgam
When it comes to your health, amalgam can do far more harm than good....
Dental amalgam is approximately 50% mercury, a known neurotoxin and reproductive toxin. Amalgam releases mercury vapors throughout its lifecycle, especially when
Mercury exposure from dental amalgam is not safe for anyone. But it is particularly risky for....
Courtesy - Campaign for Mercury-Free Dentistry - www.toxicteeth.org
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