The FDA final rule on amalgam is based on a superficial review of the literature on the health effects of mercury vapor, and estimates of mercury vapor exposure from dental amalgam, both of which that are incomplete, ill-composed, ill-conceived and inaccurate.
Those standards of practice have been well presented and expressly documented by the US EPA (2004, 1998, 1994) and most recently, bythe US National Academy of Sciences (US NAC, 2008). Those standards of practice demand:
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