Posts Tagged "fillings"

The facts about mercury from amalgam fillings

Posted on Sep 5, 2019 in Heavy Metals

Another 2008 Throwback An article by David Kennedy, DDS Past President, International Acad. of Oral Medicine & Toxicology One of the primary reasons why the mercury from amalgam controversy has lasted so long is the volumes of misinformation that are pumped from both dental academia and the American Dental Association that gets quoted in the press as fact. The motto of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology is; “show me the evidence”. They don’t have any evidence of safety so they obfuscate what we do know and pontificate about relative risks. The...

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Critics to panel: ban amalgam dental fillings

Posted on Dec 17, 2010 in Uncategorized

GAITHERSBURG, Maryland | Wed Dec 15, 2010 3:14pm EST GAITHERSBURG, Maryland (Reuters) – Critics of dental fillings that contain mercury said they should be banned or not implanted unless patients give consent and acknowledge the toxic metal. During a two-day public meeting to discuss the cavity treatment, dental patients, advocacy groups and some dentists urged the Food and Drug Administration’s panel of outside advisers to push the agency to reverse course and initiate stronger warnings, especially for children and pregnant women. “The agency so far has taken no steps to...

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