Amalgam Fillings and Mercury Poisoning

– The Actual Truth –

By Dr. Vladimir Pastouk

You're thinking about getting amalgam fillings to fill your cavities, but you're not sure because you've heard they can cause mercury poisoning. First and foremost, bravo on being proactive about your oral health!



All silver-colored fillings are amalgam restorations fillings that contain approximately 50% mercury.

DENTAL AMALGAM fillings continuously emit mercury vapor, and much of this mercury is consumed and retained in the body.

Mercury Poisoning Symptoms

Memory loss



Hearing loss

Cardiovascular problems

Renal problems

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