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2011-09-04 11:00:00

Dr. Joseph Mercola and Consumers for Dental Choice are pairing in this week-long event to help increase awareness of the health and environmental dangers of mercury dental fillings. Hoffman Estates, IL (PRWEB) September 04, 2011 During the week of September 4th-10th, Dr. Joseph Mercola and the nonprofit group Consumers for Dental Choice / ToxicTeeth.org are launching their first-ever âœMercury-Free Dentistry Week,â with in-depth newsletters and...

2011-05-18 00:01:31

Police Officers to Serve as Chocolate Chip Baking Contest Judges; "When the Chips Are Down, They Serve Us" Plymouth Meeting, PA (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 They keep us safe and are there to protect us when "the chips are down." On May 20th, Health Advocate, Inc. will host local police officers for their 3rd annual Chocolate Chip Baking Contest, a celebration of National Police Week and National Chocolate Chip Day. The contest is the company's way of honoring local police departments, including...

2011-03-02 00:00:27

Officite, leading dental website provider, has been selected by the Florida Dental Association as a member of the FDA Corporate Affiliation Program. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) March 1, 2011 Industry-leading dental website provider, Officite, has announced recently that it has been selected as the website provider of choice by the Florida Dental Association (FDA). As one of the newest members of the FDA Corporate Affiliation Program, Officite is offering association members professional...

2010-12-15 19:26:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Dental Association today praised a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel's finding that the FDA acted appropriately when it ruled last year that dental amalgam is a safe and effective treatment option for the general population. "The panel recommended continuing review of existing and new scientific information as it becomes available," said ADA President Raymond F. Gist, DDS. "As a science-based organization...

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2010-12-11 08:23:02

US health regulators are looking for a second opinion on whether dental fillings that contain mercury are a risk to dental patients, especially in children and pregnant women. Officials with the Food and Drug Administration said although there are no new scientific findings on the silver-colored cavity fillings, it wants feedback on methods it used last year to weigh available data and decide that the alloy is safe. The agency released documents Friday ahead of a public meeting held on the...

2010-12-09 16:33:00

CHAMPIONSGATE, Fla., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FDA Device Division, still concerned about mercury toxicity in American dentistry, is convening yet another professional panel review regarding safety issues. A nationwide convergence of scientists, dental and medical professionals, lead by the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) are provoking new challenges to the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) July'09 "no risk" classification of mercury fillings...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.