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Kirk M. Norbo, D.M.D., a dentist practicing in Purcellville, Virginia, was recently installed as a trustee of the American Dental Association (ADA).
A recent study published in the journal Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety questions whether people with multiple dental amalgam fillings experience an increase in mercury levels in their blood.
Recent news reports question whether existing scientific research support oral health benefits associated with flossing. The bottom line for dentists and patients is that a lack of strong evidence doesn’t equate to a lack of effectiveness.