The Minamata Convention lists measures to phase down amalgam use and instructs countries to undertake two or more of these measures. As country-level experiences have shown, some measures are more effective and easier to implement than others.
Below are five proven phase-down measures that can be taken to effectively implement the Convention’s requirements:
To learn more about phasing down amalgam use, click on the links above or download the guidebook Toward Mercury-Free Dentistry (also available in French and Spanish). If you have questions or would like more information, please contact us.
Together, we can phase down – and ultimately phase out – the use of mercury in dentistry!