FDA Acknowledges Risk of Mercury-Containing Dental Amalgams for Certain Groups of Individuals

The FDA has updated their┬árecommendations┬áregarding potential risks associated with mercury-containing dental amalgams in high risk individuals. It is unusual for regulatory bodies to acknowledge variable levels of vulnerability in our population. The high-risk groups the FDA recommends avoiding dental amalgams include: Pregnant women and their developing fetuses; Women who are planning to become pregnant; Nursing … Continue reading FDA Acknowledges Risk of Mercury-Containing Dental Amalgams for Certain Groups of Individuals