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Dental Amalgam Use
Abstract: Estimates the amount of amalgam that the typical general dentist will handle per procedure and characterizes the resulting waste streams.
Source: Western Sustainability and Pollution Prevention Network

Doing Our Part...Dental Amalgam Poster [PDF]
Abstract: This poster identifies best management practices to collect, manage, and recycle dental amalgam in New York according to the state laws.
Source: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) and Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association (NEWMOA)

Mercury Generation Potential from Dental Waste Amalgam
Abstract: This study attempts to quantify the amount of amalgam waste generated at dental offices in Illinois.
Source: Journal of Dentistry

Naval Institute for Dental and Biomedical Research: Environmental Dental Mercury Management
Abstract: Provides a resource for the management of mercury in the dental-unit wastewater stream.
Source: Naval Institute for Dental and Biomedical Research


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