This article reviews and elaborates on the ADA’s 15-point mercury safety guidelines. Common workplace violations are highlighted, and steps for correction are cited. Practitioners can utilize this information to assist in development of an office protocol.
Dentists remove amalgam fillings every day, with no regard for the possible mercury exposure that can result from grinding them out. The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology has established a mercury safe protocol that protects both staff and patients during amalgam removal.
Mercuryexposure.info was created and is maintained by consumers injured from exposure to mercury vapor and particles released by their dental amalgam fillings during placement, polishing, removal and day to day use. We are dedicated to providing accurate, up to date information on the many facets of dental mercury amalgam fillings.