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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...

2013-12-05 23:27:30

Kerr's SonicFill has received prestigious dental industry award an unprecedented three consecutive times. Orange, California (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Kerr Corporation, a leading manufacturer of innovative dental materials and technology, announced that its SonicFill bulk fill composite system has been named a recipient of the Pride Institute’s Best of Class Technology Award for an unprecedented third year in a row. “For SonicFill to once again receive this prestigious award is...

2013-10-15 23:25:32

Partnership between Shofu Inc. and Glidewell Laboratories introduces local Japanese access to BruxZir® Solid Zirconia, the revolutionary zirconia material for monolithic dental restorations. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Glidewell Laboratories, industry-leading provider of dental laboratory products and services, announced today an alliance with Shofu Inc. of Japan to bring BruxZir® Solid Zirconia directly to the Japanese dental market. Under the terms of the...

2013-10-10 16:26:47

MINAMATA, Japan, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new global legally binding treaty on mercury, signed today in Minamata, Japan, means "dental amalgam is neither appropriate nor practical in the 21st century," said Charlie Brown, president, World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry. "Mercury fillings - amalgam is 50% mercury - has no future, on any continent." The treaty gives special attention to amalgam. It both mandates that each nation phase down amalgam use, and prescribes...

2013-10-04 16:22:22

CHAMPION'S GATE, Fla., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- History will be made next week when nations of the world sign a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) treaty to reduce mercury emissions, and as a result, the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) is calling for the U.S. to finally join other countries by taking action against dental mercury. The IAOMT is a network of dentists, doctors, and scientists who have been working to end dental...

2013-09-24 08:22:41

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a treaty on mercury to be signed next month, concern is growing that toxic mercury fillings will be dumped into Africa, South Asia, and Latin America. In a letter to U.S. manufacturer Dentsply, 62 health, social justice, and environmental groups from 40 nations and six continents ask its president, Bret Wise, to cease selling dental amalgam into developing nations. The letter,...

2013-05-20 16:22:08

YORK, Pa., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the headquarters city for the #2 U.S. amalgam manufacturer, a broad-based coalition of community, faith-based, and environmental groups call on Dentsply International to cease making amalgam. Deceptively marketed as "silver fillings," amalgam is composed 50% of mercury. At a news conference at the Yorktowne Hotel on 21 May 2013, the speakers unveil a letter from 23 organizations from Pennsylvania, around the nation, and from six...

2013-01-23 16:24:48

CHAMPION'S GATE, Fla., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT), a scientific dental organization, is unveiling an educational technical program to assist interested nations in facilitating a UN global treaty's requirement to phase-down use of dental amalgam fillings. IAOMT delegates, other NGO's and 137 countries participated in the United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP) Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC5)...

2013-01-23 16:24:22

-- International Scientific Dental Academy to Aid Nations -- CHAMPION'S GATE, Fla., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT), a scientific dental organization, is unveiling an educational technical program to assist interested nations in facilitating a UN global treaty's requirement to phase-down use of dental amalgam fillings. IAOMT delegates, other NGO's and 137 countries participated in the United Nations Environment...