Dentist Huggins has led the fight to alert the public and health professionals to the dangers of using mercury in the amalgams used to fill teeth.
Here he describes his battle with the American Dental
Association and the results of his research studies.
mercury toxicity, he describes such conditions as neurological and
immunological diseases that can result from this toxicity. His
discussion also includes the diagnosis of mercury toxicity and the pros
and cons of having mercury amalgam fillings removed. He indicates that
there are often no definitive answers in the diagnostic process and that
the final proof of mercury toxicity is whether the patient feels better
when mercury fillings are removed. A useful if very detailed look at a
continuing health controversy. Karen Graves