At Stafford Street Dental Care we ditched using dental amalgam for nearly all fillings in 2006, around the time we moved to Stafford Street. The Minimata agreement to get rid of the use of dental amalgam in the whole world by the year 2030 was signed...

Dental amalgam has been used for years to fill cavities in teeth. It is strong, resistant to wear, and BLACK!!!! Dental amalgam also contains mercury. World-wide environmental concerns over mercury led the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) to draw up The Minamata Convention on Mercury, which was...