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Dental Amalgam: Efficacy, Safety & Environmental Issues






 

 

 

    DENTAL AMALGAM: EFFICACY, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

 

DESCRIPTIONThis session offers an overview of the evidence-based data on the use and patient safety of dental amalgam, debunking myths recently heard in the public domain. Mercury contamination and the latest positions of governmental and non-governmental organizations will be reviewed, followed by consideration of Best Practices in the handling of dental amalgam.

 

SPEAKER(S)

Fiona Collins, BDS, MBA, MA

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After attending this program, participants should be able to:

  1. Review the results of clinical studies demonstrating the efficacy and safety of dental amalgam for patient health
  2. Describe the manner in which dental amalgam contributes to mercury in the environment
  3. Define the current positions of international organizations with respect to the use of dental amalgam, and best practices in amalgam handling

 

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