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FDA will Reclassify Amalgam in 2009

June 19th, 2008 · No Comments

In the battle over amalgam usage for dental fillings, the FDA has set a deadline to reclassify dental amalgam. By July 2009, the FDA plans to have a final decision on new classification. This change of heart and mind was brought about when a lawsuit against the FDA by Moms Against Amalgam was settled. The ADA released a statement that the organization supports the FDA’s decision and until a final reclassification is made, the ADA will stand firm on the position that dental amalgam is a safe and affordable solution for fillings. Read the ADA news post here.

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