Dental Amalgam

10 Reasons to Support Mercury-Free Dentistry

Amalgam pollutes our environment, endangers our health, damages teeth, endangers dental workers, is frequently implanted without informed consent, perpetuates social injustice, costs taxpayers, is diverted to illegal gold mining, is interchangeable with mercury-free filling materials and drives up the price of mercury-free alternatives…

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EU Commission wants to ban dental amalgam by 2025

The European Commission has published a draft legislation to phase out dental amalgam in 2025. The revision of the EU Mercury Regulation has been expected since December 2022 and includes a ban on mercury-containing lamps, effectively stoping all remaining intentional uses of mercury in the EU…

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Global Workshop to phase out mercury-added products

Geneva, 21 – 23 June 2023. Parties to the Minamata Convention not having implemented any or only a few of the required measures to restrict the use of mercury-added products were invited by the Secretariat to participate in a workshop to develop strategies…

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