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2009-05-19 11:14:00

3-Year Study Highlights the Clinical Success of Dental Implants with Laser-Lok(R) Technology over Traditional Implants BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHorizons, a leader in the dental implant industry, reported today that data from a three-year prospective, controlled, multi-center study of implants with Laser-Lok(R) surface treatment confirmed previous results observed for Laser-Lok in vitro and in animal studies.

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.

2009-03-24 14:55:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHorizons announces today that its 2009 Global Symposium will take place Thursday, April 30, to Saturday, May 2, at the Hilton Chicago.

2009-02-13 12:46:00

BioHorizons VIP 2.1, Virtual Implant Placement Treatment Planning Software, features enhancements that will enable more dental implantologists to virtually treatment plan BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb.

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2008-11-19 14:40:00

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have developed a simple and quick method for detecting mercury in fish and dental samples, two substances at the center of public concern about mercury contamination.

2008-01-25 09:50:00

Dental amalgam tooth fillings do not adversely affect children's brain development and neurological status, researchers report in the February issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association.

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2007-01-17 09:16:14

Plans to build new crematoriums are running into resistance around the country over a fear some scientists say is overblown: toxic emissions, especially mercury fumes from incinerating dental fillings.

2006-09-04 09:30:46

By Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The safety of silver fillings made with mercury that plug cavities in the teeth of millions of Americans will get another look this week in light of persistent complaints that they may cause health problems.

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2004-12-23 08:58:56

There's insufficient evidence to support a link between dental amalgam fillings and health problems, according to a review of nearly a thousand scientific studies.


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