Research has repeatedly shown the potential for adverse health effects in children and fetuses during pregnancy as a result of dental amalgam mercury fillings.
‘Til death do us part: dental mercury pollution from cremation The mercury from dental amalgam (silver) fillings is released during cremation, and the pollution contaminates the environment. For nearly a century, health concerns have been raised about the vapors emitted from dental mercury amalgam fillings during a patient’s [...]
Scientific research has clearly identified occupational risks for dentists and other dental staff members related to the use of dental amalgam mercury.
There is an essential need for a consumer-based, packaging list of the components of dental materials including fillings, crowns, bridges, and other devices and implants.
Occupational health and safety is imperative for dentists and dental workers who are exposed to dental mercury from amalgam fillings through placement, replacement, polishing, and removal.
Researchers have identified that autoimmune disease can be caused by a combination of 1) genetic components, and 2) metals (including those used in medical and dental implants and devices), pharmaceutical drugs, pollen, infectious agents, molds, and food allergies (such as gluten).
Evaluating a person’s genetic traits as a risk for certain diseases is being practiced more and more often, sometimes even at the request of the patient. The concept of genetic susceptibility is showing that particular issues with mercury can be traced to genetic traits.
The Dental amalgam controversy: a history of debate and growing scientific evidence of harm that have inspired worldwide regulations that begin in the 21st century.
As a patient, you have the right to know what is being put in your mouth. You also have the right to express concerns about any treatment offered to you, including the use of mercury / amalgam / silver fillings, all of which contain approximately 50% mercury.
People the world over are concerned because amalgam fillings release toxic mercury vapors 24 / 7 and even more so during the removal process.