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Global Coalition Seeks Ban on Mercury Use in Dentistry

 IPS 18 July 2019

A coalition of more than 25 international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) has launched a global campaign to end a longstanding health and environmental hazard: the use of mercury in dentistry. They claim that dental amalgam is “vastly inferior to today’s alternative materials” but they face resistance from the medical lobby. (1391 Words) - By Thalif Deen

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A mercury filling Credit: IPS/Kauzio

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Pouring liquid mercuryCredit: bionerd


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