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Panel urges FDA to take another look at mercury dental fillings

By Val Willingham, CNN  December 15, 2010 7:44 p.m. EST Some experts say mercury from fillings damages cells, especially in the brain, bones and kidneys. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Advisory panel recommends re-evaluation of mercury in dental fillings The FDA ruled in 2009 that the mercury is not harmful Updated data should be examined, the panel says Washington […]

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Tooth-Colored Fillings Are a Safer Alternative

Tooth-Colored Fillings Are a Safer Alternative WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 8, 2011 Some dentists believe tooth-colored fillings are a safer alternative to silver amalgam.  This effective option to silver amalgam fillings has been introduced into dental offices across the country.  Tooth-colored fillings are gaining interest as a more beautiful choice in cosmetic dental work and more. They […]

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