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ADA Study Finds About Half of Restored Teeth in US Contain Amalgam

by ADA

Slightly more than half of restored teeth in the U.S. contained amalgam as of 2015 and 2016, according to a study from the American Dental Association Science & Research Institute. Published online in May by the Journal of Public Health

April 17, 2018 News News

Proposal to Eliminate Dental Amalgam Use Gains Momentum

by The World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry, PR Newswire

A coalition of 50 environmental, public health, and children’s rights groups called for an end to the controversial filling material – dental amalgam – in American children, and for a two-year general phase-out in its use in the United States. 

September 6, 2011 News Dental amalgam

Don’t Let Dentists Badger You with This Outdated Practice…

by ken

From Mercola.com If this one doesn’t draw comments……………….

July 26, 2011 News Dental amalgamRestorative

The Replacements – terrible movie, effective use of amalgam?

by ken

From Dental Bicuspid.com – Assistant editor Rob Goszkowski July 26,2011 — There’s a pervasive problem in restorative dentistry, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Dental Association (July 2011, Vol. 142:7, pp. 842-849): Too many dentists are replacing amalgam

July 8, 2011 News RestorativeTooth decay

Mama, look at boo-boo dey – Shut your mout’

by ken

Despite improvements in resin-based composite technology, US dentists are placing more amalgam restorations than composites, and amalgam is still emphasized by US dental schools, according to the results of 2 studies published in the June issue of the Journal of the

April 12, 2011 News General NewsRestorative

Mercury free – #1 with a bullet

by ken

Not sure how to categorize this; let’s just call it your mourning smile…….ah amalgam we hardly knew yee………………..

March 17, 2011 News Dental amalgamRestorative

FDA chews on debate over dental amalgams

by ken

Written by Jeffrey Wolf IRVING, Texas – The FDA is listening to people worried about toxic teeth. Dentists say some fillings could be harmful to your health and fillings are big business. Seventy eight percent of Americans have at least

February 8, 2011 News General News

French dentists move away from Mercury – hard to follow spokesperson who was chainsmoking Gitanes

by ken

Open wide … but should we worry about what our fillings are made of? Photograph: Graham Turner for the Guardian Should we be worried about our dental fillings? The material commonly used to fill holes in our teeth is half

December 12, 2010 News Trends in Dental Education

Future of Dentistry – Quadratic equations

by ken

The accompanying links are an amalgam of commentary, prognostication and at the same time a reflection that so much of what we are fed is like watching a duck on a pond; what you see is calm, almost serene, a