Tag: amalgam



US State Department Endorses Amalgam Phase-Down at UNEP Conference

U.S. government calls for the phase-out of amalgam! In an extraordinary development that will change the global debate about amalgam, the United States government has announced that it supports a “phase down, with the goal of eventual phase out by all Parties, of mercury amalgam.”  This statement – a radical reversal of its former position that “any change toward the use of dental amalgam is...

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Notice the More Conservative Use of Materials, Which preserves Surrounding Teeth

The Difference Between Dental Bridges

What’s a dental bridge? It’s a single unit that replaces one or more missing teeth by attaching a prosthetic to teeth adjacent to the missing tooth (or teeth). Pretty simple right? You’re missing a tooth, so you put in a bridge. End of story. Right…..? Well, not exactly. Not all bridges are made the same. Some are made from noble metals (like gold), some are...

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Composites Versus Amalgam/Mercury Fillings

Composites VS Amalgam/Mercury Fillings Here at The Center For Natural Dentistry we are dedicated to providing the highest quality of dental care possible for our patients.  This includes filling cavities with white composite material only (as opposed to mercury containing amalgam fillings). The average amalgam is 50% mercury bonded to 30% silver and a bit of copper, tin, and zinc. We, at The Center For...

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