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Amalgam separators to be strongly recommended but not mandated in Akron

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     It appears likely the City of Akron will not require dentists within its sewer district to install amalgam separators. Instead, the city intends to strongly recommend that dentists who place or remove or in other ways handle amalgam, including teeth that contain amalgam restorations, install amalgam separators.

     The recommendation will be included in a set of new requirements Akron is developing to take effect sometime in 2013. The requirements will largely mandate dentists…

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