If you’re between the ages of 15 and 100+ and you have fillings, there’s a good chance they’re dental amalgam.
Despite this material being used since the 1800s, dental professionals still get a lot of questions about its relative risk, alternative types of fillings, and the best choice for fillings. This gallery will answer those questions and more.
Other galleries you might be interested in:
1. Dental amalgam fillings. US Food & Drug Administration. February 18, 2021. Accessed April 3, 2023. https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/dental-devices/dental-amalgam-fillings
2. Dental amalgam: public health and the environment. California Dental Association. July 2016. Accessed April 11, 2023. https://www.cda.org/Portals/0/pdfs/policy_statements/issue_amalgam.pdf