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October 20, 2021
OCT 20, dental feelings (sentimental verse): amalgam
Several chemical forms, symptoms various —
Excess mercury: toxin nefarious.
Is it crucial or spurious
(Or even injurious)
To replace old amalgam post-carious?
The use of amalgam as the basis of dental fillings is reviewed here. Although standard dental amalgam is an alloy of mercury and silver, routine removal of these fillings is not routinely recommended. Ask your dentist.