Quiz

Discover your OWN knowledge with this short quiz.

  1. What are silver fillings?
    50% mercury 20% silver
    80% silver 10% mercury
    90% silver 5% mercury 5% copper, tin, and zinc
  2. Is mercury toxic?
    True
    False
  3. Science has proved that mercury vapors escape from silver fillings.
    True
    False
  4. According to scientific research
    Mercury vapors will end up in the sinus, brain, eyes, ears, heart, nervous system, and the unborn fetus
    Mercury vapor in the average mouth is 80 times above safety limits
    Mercury is accumulative in your body and builds up in the tissues
    a. and c. only
    All of the above
    None of the above
  5. Approximately 900,000 mercury fillings are put in mouths daily
    True
    False
  6. Fillings that are five years old have been shown to contain only 28% mercury (as compared to the original 50% when first placed in the teeth) - which means that half of the original mercury has been released into your body.
    True
    False
  7. Scientific research shows that certain bacteria in the mouth and intestines convert mercury into methyl mercury, a substance 100 times more poisonous than ordinary mercury.
    True
    False
  8. Silver fillings are banned in other countries.
    True
    False
  9. The concentration of mercury in the blood of the newborn is an average of 28% higher than the mother's blood.
    True
    False
  10. Mercury is a known poison that is colorless, tasteless, and odorless.
    True
    False

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