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A Mercury-Free Dentist Can Address Your Questions Regarding Dental Amalgam

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According to the Canadian Dental Association, mercury has been used in the fabrication of dental fillings for over 150 years and is still considered to be the best option for most dental patients according to numerous policy papers and research. However, due to the fact that mercury molecules alone are known to be poisonous, dental patients are often concerned when they hear that dental fillings, known as amalgam, are used in the fabrication of these same fillings. Luckily, patients are often reassured by dentists, who often have amalgam fillings themselves, that the trace amount of mercury found in fillings is much smaller than the amount of mercury average adults are exposed to on a daily basis from our food, water and the air we breathe. While the dental … Continue Reading

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