NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Dental and Oral Health Center
I was taking my own personal temperature and the thermometer broke in my mouth. I spit out beads of silver. Is this mercury? Am I in danger?
Probably not. If you have experienced no ill effects yet, you are probably fine.
David Lee Hall, DDS
Clinical Associate Professor of Primary Care
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University