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Mercury Vapor Leaking From Filling
Mercury Effects on Growing Nerve Cells
This is an example of the kind of damage that mercury causes in laboratory nerve cultures. You can view videos of mercury damaging nerves at The University of Calgary Department of Physiology & Biophysics:
a) Growing; b) Mercury added; c) Degenerating
Fig. 2. Fluorescent images of cultured nerve growth cones double-stained with antibodies against actin (red-rhodamine) and tubulin (greenfluorescene) before (a) and after (b) mercury exposure.
Extraction Socket / NICO Lesions
These often result after teeth are extracted. Other causes exist: see research center web site. NICO stands for Neuralgia-Inducing Cavitational Osteonecrosis.