ADA Position Statements: Mercury in Dental Amalgams


Subject:
Health , Health & Medical Disciplines , Pollutants & Toxic Substances , Mercury , Dental and Oral Health , Dentistry

Description:
This site features a 2002 statement by the American Dental Association (ADA) to a government committee studying safety and efficacy of dental amalgam, which contains mercury, in repairing teeth. Includes a chart that compares restorative dental materials (amalgams, composites, glass ionomers, and resin-ionomers) in areas such as uses, leakage and decay, aesthetics, cost, and biocompatibility.

Publisher:
American Dental Association (ADA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.ada.org/prof/resources/positions/statements/amalgam5.asp


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