Recommended PHS Strategy


Lead agency: NIH, jointly with CDC and FDA

Lead agency: OASH


Develop a public and professional educational campaign to explain to dental personnel and consumers what is and is not known about the safety of dental amalgam. In order to be credible, the program must address both the benefits of amalgam and the controversy that exists regarding the possible biological effects.

Lead agency: CDC, jointly with FDA and NIH

Lead agency: NIH/NIDR


Lead agency: FDA

Lead agency: FDA

Lead agency: FDA, jointly with CDC and NIH

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