EU agrees restrictions on dental amalgam

A deal to ban mercury-containing fillings for children, pregnant and breast-feeding women has been reached in Brussels

Dentists' views have long been split on the risks of amalgam fillings. Photograph: KauzioA provisional agreement to ban dental amalgam, which contains mercury, from being used to treat children under 15 and pregnant and breast feeding women, has been reached by the three EU institutions.

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