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2010-01-27 14:33:12

A new study on the surface chemistry of silver-colored, mercury-based dental fillings suggests that the surface forms of mercury may be less toxic than previously thought.

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2009-12-09 15:18:53

A new study on the surface chemistry of silver-colored, mercury-based dental fillings suggests that the surface forms of mercury may be less toxic than previously thought.

2009-12-02 07:45:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the need for faster service, higher quality and greater patient satisfaction, competing companies Breton Dental Studio, Inc. and C&C Dental Ceramics have merged to form Studio 2 Digital Dental Design, Inc. located in Kentwood, Mich.

2009-11-18 09:33:00

GENEVA, Switzerland, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hailed as "a breakthrough" by Green Groups, an agreement in concept was reached yesterday by a World Health Organization (W.H.O.)-convened international expert group, supporting the "phase down" of dental mercury use worldwide.

2009-07-29 12:40:58

Silver dental fillings containing mercury are safe for adults and children over age 6, except for people with mercury allergies, a U.S. regulatory agency said. Still, the U.S.

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2009-07-29 10:35:00

The amount of mercury found in the silver-colored dental amalgam fillings is not at a level high enough to harm patients, according to a statement by the FDA.

2009-07-28 15:45:00

New FDA guidelines fail to protect pregnant women and children from threat of "silver" dental fillings WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a disappointing move, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today did an about face in issuing a final regulation classifying dental amalgam without calling for stringent precautions for pregnant women and children.

2009-07-28 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue a new regulation today calling for special controls on the placement of mercury tooth fillings.


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