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Jan 07, 2016: Dental Mercury Linked to Risk for Brain Damage

The following is reprinted with the permission of McClatchyDC Dental group defends mercury fillings amid mounting evidence of risks By Greg Gordon ggordon@mcclatchydc.com WASHINGTON – For decades, the American Dental Association has resolutely defended the safety of mercury fillings in the teeth of more than 100 million Americans, even muzzling dentists who dared to warn patients that such fillings might…

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Jul 24, 2015: Officials Kill Proposal to Curb Mercury Fillings

Proposed Warnings Have Been Kept Secret for More Than Three Years WASHINGTON – For the first time the Food and Drug Administration has proposed curbing dentists’ use of mercury in treating Americans’ decayed teeth. This would be a major step forward in protecting Americans from one of the planet’s nastiest toxins.  It would be – if senior U.S. health officials…

Apr 04, 2013: Take Action on Dental Mercury

April 4, 2013 (UPDATE: Special thanks to Consumers for Dental Choice for their invaluable partnership on this issue over the years. We failed to properly acknowledge them when this was first posted).  When will the FDA fulfill their responsibility for dental mercury? “We will by the end of the year, we will make an announcement.” Silver Spring, MD – So…