Legal implications for dentists using the amalgam fillings are mounting. Evidence of amalgam toxicity and the availability of safer alternative materials, arguably, substantially increases the liability of the ADA and pro-amalgam dentists. One attorney has predicted that mass tort litigation from amalgam poisonings will soon become a "major courtroom event
Dr. Michael D. Fleming currently serves as the Consumer Representative on the Dental Products Panel at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health of the FDA and has served on two separate hearings on the safety of dental amalgam in 2006 and 2010. In this video he expresses his views on the need for informed consent in regards to dental mercury amalgam fillings.
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