Dental Amalgam: A Scientific Review And Recommended Public Health Service Strategy For Research, Education And Regulation
A report on the question of whether mercury-containing amalgam used in clinical dentistry produces adverse health effects. Contents: perspectives on dental caries prevention and tooth restoration; highlights of the report; amalgam use and benefits; amalgam risks; alternatives; selection of a dental restorative material; policies on dental amalgam; research; education; regulation; recommended PHS strategy; contributors to the report; appendices.
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Page V-12 - III devices are usually those that support or sustain human life, are of substantial importance in preventing impairment of human health, or which present a potential, unreasonable risk of illness or injury.
Page 32 - Radioactive mercury distribution in biological fluids and excretion in human subjects after inhalation of mercury vapor.
Page 26 - Department of Environmental and Industrial Health School of Public Health University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2029 USA Other volumes in this series: Volume 1 : Heavy Metals in the Environment, edited by J.-P.
Page 31 - Methylation of •"' Mercury from Dental Amalgam and Mercuric Chloride by Oral Streptococci in vitro.
Page 8 - Amendments of 1990, a study of mercury emissions from electric utility steam generating units, municipal waste combustion units, and other sources, including area sources. Such study shall consider the rate and mass of such emissions, the health and environmental effects of such emissions, technologies which are available to control such emissions, and the costs of such technologies.
Page 31 - Estimation by a 24-hour study of the daily dose of intra-oral mercury vapor inhaled after release from dental amalgam.
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