Connecticut Residents Favor Removal of Mercury From Fillings

Date: August 4, 2005

Source: News Room

A new survey by Zogby International ( finds that more than 80 percent of Connecticut residents would like to see a ban on the continued use of amalgam mercury fillings. The survey, conducted by Consumers For Dental Choice (, will aid the group in campaigning for the elimination of mercury in fillings in favor of other compounds. Environmentalists have charged that mercury can end up in wastewater or landfills when fillings are installed or removed.

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