This one-page handout educates people about the safety of dental amalgam, which is long-lasting and versatile tooth restorative material. It discusses the mixture of metal contained in dental amalgam, including mercury, silver, copper, and tin. The document outlines the work of U.S.
federal agencies and other authoritative medical organizations to study and review dental amalgam for safety.
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