Tooth Bleaching and Mercury Amalgam Fillings

Posted on Friday, May 1st, 2009

“Silver” amalgam fillings consistently release mercury vapor, and the amount released varies depending on what sorts of stresses the teeth are under. For instance, more is released when the fillings are under the pressure of chewing, tooth grinding or even regular tooth brushing. But what about when exposed to hydrogen peroxide, which is commonly used […]


Mercury: Out of Sweden, In Your Soda and Elsewhere in the News

Posted on Friday, January 30th, 2009

Great news out of Sweden: The Government today decided to introduce a blanket ban on mercury. The ban means that the use of dental amalgam in fillings will cease and that it will no longer be permitted to place products containing mercury on the Swedish market. “Sweden is now leading the way in removing and […]



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