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2011-01-20 10:50:00

--International Delegates Meet in Japan-- CHAMPIONS GATE, Fla., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mercury, the main ingredient in "silver" or amalgam fillings, will be the subject of a United Nations conference to be held in Chiba, Japan on January 24-28.

2010-12-21 11:18:00

J. Craig Busey appointed chief legal counsel CHICAGO, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Dental Association (ADA) has announced the appointment of J. Craig Busey as its Chief Legal Counsel, with responsibilities for managing the organization's Division of Legal Affairs.

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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.

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.

2009-07-28 16:47:00

WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Dental Association (ADA) agrees with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) decision not to place any restriction on the use of dental amalgam, a commonly used cavity-filling material.

2009-07-28 15:45:00

New FDA guidelines fail to protect pregnant women and children from threat of "silver" dental fillings WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a disappointing move, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today did an about face in issuing a final regulation classifying dental amalgam without calling for stringent precautions for pregnant women and children.

2009-07-28 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue a new regulation today calling for special controls on the placement of mercury tooth fillings.

2009-05-04 09:50:00

Dominican Sisters of Hope, Others Question the Continuing Use of Mercury WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Dominican Sisters of Hope, supported by Consumers for Dental Choice and the Mercury Policy Project, will present a resolution calling on the Danaher (NYSE: DHR) corporation to transition out of manufacturing mercury fillings at the company's annual shareholder meeting at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington D.C.

2009-04-20 07:25:00

The Center for Natural Dentistry (www.NaturalDentistry.us) is leading the "green revolution" by reducing waste and protecting the environment ENCINITAS, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In the renewed national focus on green energy, one San Diego Dentist is leading the way. The Center for Natural Dentistry, located in Encinitas, has gone beyond fluorescent lights and low-flow faucets with an infusion of Green Dentistry in its "Green" quest.

2009-04-03 22:18:21

The controversy surrounding the safety of dental amalgam fillings is unfounded, a U.S. professor said. Dr.


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