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Amalgam Study funded by the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)

1 Nov 2018

Dentists at Cork Univeristy Dental School & Hospital commence 12 month project funded by the EPA. 

The project is entitled "Usage and Waste Management of Amalgam Dental Fillings and Mecury Free Alternatives".  This is a 12 month project, the main aim of which is to conduct a survey of general dental practitioners in Ireland to determine the approximate number of amalgam fillings being placed in Ireland. It will also investigate the attitudes towards the current phase down of dental amalgam.  The project team are Dr Martina Hayes, Dr Frank Burke, Prof Chris Lynch, Dr Mairead Harding & Ms Aileen Callanan. 

Amalgam in Ireland and the Minimata Convention

UCC Study on Usage & Waste Management of Amalgam Dental Fillings

 

Amalgam - General Dental Practitioners Information

Amalgam Patient Information

 

 

For more on this story contact:

Dr Martina Hayes 

021 490 1140

Cork University Dental School & Hospital

Wilton, Cork, Ireland

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