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Dental Amalgam

Below are the ADA's official policies and statements on use and disposal of dental amalgam, as adopted by the ADA House of Delegates.

  • Precapsulated Amalgam Alloy
    (1994:676; 2017:80)
  • Use of Amalgam as Restorative Material
    (1986:536; 2017:80)
  • Scientific Assessment of Dental Restorative Materials
    (2003:387; 2017:80)
  • Negotiated Rulemaking Process Regarding a National Pretreatment Standard for Dental Office Wastewater
    (2010:602)
  • Action Plan on Amalgam in Dental Office Wastewater
    (2002:422; 2007:441)
  • Dental Office Wastewater Policy
    (2003:387)

Prepared by: Division of Government and Public Affairs
Last Updated: November 9, 2018