why mercury fillings pose risk and what is the risk in it?

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why mercury fillings pose risk and what is the risk in it?

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Over the years there has been some concern as to the safety of amalgam (silver/mercury) fillings. An amalgam is a blend of copper, silver, tin and zinc, bound by elemental mercury. Dentists have used this blended metal to fill teeth for more than 100 years. The controversy is due to claims that the exposure to the vapor and minute particles from the mercury can cause a variety of health problems. The general consensus is that amalgam (silver) fillings are safe as far as the mercury issue is concerned. All government agencies and professional organizations seem to be in agreement about that conclusion. If anyone should be concerned about the dental mercury issue it should be the dental personnel. I have not placed any mercury fillings in my office for about ten years, but my staff and I are replacing them daily. If there were a substantial risk, I would consider another profession or go into teaching. How do I know that there is no risk? I have my own blood and/or urine tested about eve

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