Update on Silver/Mercury Amalgam fillings:
ADA Comments on FDA's Settlement of Dental Amalgam Lawsuit
WASHINGTON, June 11, 2008—The American Dental Association (ADA) believes the recent settlement between the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the group Moms Against Mercury simply sets a definite deadline (July 28, 2009) for the FDA to complete what it began in 2002—a reclassification process for dental amalgam, a commonly used cavity filling material. As far as the ADA is aware, the FDA has in no way changed its approach to, or position on, dental amalgam.
Complete Text of American Dental Assn news release