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