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Minimize Amalgam Waste

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Dental practices must follow best management practices to ensure the safe handling and disposal of amalgam waste.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Explain the environmental impact of amalgam waste/mercury.
  2. Identify the primary routes amalgam waste/mercury can be introduced into the environment.
  3. List the best management practices for handling amalgam waste.
  4. Discuss the steps to minimize amalgam waste in a dental facility.

This course was published in the June 2016 issue and expires June 30, 2019. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated. 

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