Latest Dental amalgam controversy Stories

2014-08-12 23:12:21

Compelling new data on what consumers don't know about dental mercury and who's responsible for this major gap in patient awareness. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 After decades of hearing their mercury-based dental fillings called “silver” and “amalgam” by their dentists and the FDA, it shouldn’t be surprising that Americans are feeling more than a little misled about what’s being put in their mouths. A new report released today by Consumers for Dental Choice,...

2014-07-01 23:04:36

The innovative AVTMax™ achieves 99.7% amalgam retention efficiency in testing by NSF International, complying with rigid dental equipment requirements and Best Management Practices. Eastlake, Ohio (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The Apavia® AVTMax™ amalgam separator recently received ISO 11143:2008 certification from the public health and safety organization NSF International, meeting Best Management Practices (BMPs) and exhibiting over 99% removal efficiency. “Required and regulated by...

2014-06-04 08:33:50

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cosmetic dentist in Beverly Hills, Dr. Kevin Sands, offers mercury-free dental fillings that restore teeth and protect health. Mercury is becoming a major concern among dentists and patients alike. While amalgam fillings have been used for decades, many experts warn that the mercury vapors that can leach out of the fillings when they are damaged or as they are removed could have harmful effects on patient health. Amalgam fillings...

2014-05-08 08:34:23

OAK BROOK, Ill., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Go to the dentist at least once a year and you are more likely to feel better about your life overall, according to Delta Dental Oral Health and Well-Being Survey(1) results announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140508/85659 In fact, Americans who go to the dentist at least once a year are 22 percent more likely to report their overall well-being - their physical and emotional health - as good or better compared with those who...

Poll Finds That One-Third Of American Haven't Visited The Dentist In The Past Twelve Months
2014-04-30 05:19:46

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new poll from Gallup Well-Being reveals that one-third of adults in the United States did not visit a dentist in the last 12 months. In 2013, the researchers found that 64.7 percent reported visiting the dentist in the previous year. This is essentially unchanged from the rate found in 2008. The poll also found that women are more likely than men to report visiting the dentist once a year. As part of the Gallup-Healthways...

2014-02-05 12:28:06

CHAMPION'S GATE, Fla., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT): Dental amalgam may cause mercury poisoning in genetically susceptible children, according to a report published February 1 in the peer-reviewed journal, Biometals. Ironically, this finding arises from several reanalyses of a key clinical trial that is cited by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as evidence for...

2014-01-22 23:01:04

Dr. Colin Yoshida is now offering safe and effective holistic dentistry procedures to help patients achieve strong, functional, and attractive smiles without sacrificing their health in the process. Patients who are seeking a holistic dentist in Fremont can trust in Dr. Yoshida to use the safest and most current dental tools and procedures to help them achieve their dental health resolutions for the New Year. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Dr. Colin Yoshida offers Holistic dentistry...

Latest Dental amalgam controversy Reference Libraries

2005-05-26 08:49:14

Mercury (element) Mercury, also called quicksilver, is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Hg (from the Greek hydrargyrum, for watery (or liquid) silver) and atomic number 80. A heavy, silvery, transition metal, mercury is one of only two elements that are liquid at room temperature (the other is bromine). Mercury is used in thermometers, barometers and other scientific apparatuses. Mercury is mostly obtained by reduction from the mineral cinnabar. Notable...

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