The European Union has enacted a ban on the use of mercury fillings on infants and pregnant women, and it will take effect from July 1st 2018. The imposition comes after a series of reports’ reviews, Parliamentary meetings, Commission forums, conferences at various capital cities, plus testimonial presentations to an unprecedented number of actors.
Health specialists have in recent times been regarding mercury based amalgams as primitive, asserting that they are pre-Civil war contaminants that cannot be applied in modern day dental proceedings. Research expeditions on these compounds have discovered they often release mercury in vapor form whenever one consumes anything or brushes his/her teeth. Additionally, they’ve also been identified to be increasing the risk of contracting a great number of neurological disorders including the Alzheimer’s disease. Further, they are catalysts to tissue ailments such as disseminated sclerosis, and have also proven to be quite detrimental to those with kidney problems.