Mercury/silver-filled teeth are exposed through a rubber dam inserted into the patient’s mouth for protection from mercury gas and vapors emitted during the removal process. The white sulfur cream on the rubber dam provides the patient further protection from mercury vapors.
Mercury/silver-filled teeth are exposed through a rubber dam inserted into the patient’s mouth for protection from mercury gas and vapors emitted during the removal process. The white sulfur cream on the rubber dam provides the patient further protection from mercury vapors. Don Murley/Lakeview Studios McClatchy
Mercury/silver-filled teeth are exposed through a rubber dam inserted into the patient’s mouth for protection from mercury gas and vapors emitted during the removal process. The white sulfur cream on the rubber dam provides the patient further protection from mercury vapors. Don Murley/Lakeview Studios McClatchy

Health officials kill proposal to curb mercury dental fillings

July 21, 2015 06:41 PM