See the recent video here: The Doctors TV show - Are mercury fillings safe?
According to the ADA:
Should your patients ask you about amalgam fillings, consider the following points:Source: ADA, The Doctors
- Amalgam has been used for generations to help save decayed teeth in more than 100 million Americans.
- Amalgam has been thoroughly studied, and no properly designed research studies have linked dental amalgam to serious health problems.
- (If appropriate) I have amalgam fillings in my mouth.
- An amalgam filling is just one of a variety of dental filling options available to you. Let's talk about what's best for you.