Tag: amalgam

Reduced Levels of Mercury in First Baby Haircuts of Autistic Children

The mothers in the autistic group had significantly higher levels of mercury exposure through Rho D immunoglobulin injections and amalgam fillings than control mothers. Within the autistic group, hair mercury levels varied significantly across mildly, moderately, and severely autistic children, with mean group levels of 0.79, 0.46, and 0.21 ppm, respectively. Hair mercury levels among controls were significantly correlated with the number of the mothers’...

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The World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry Makes Progress at the Mercury Treaty Negotiations

Below is a recent email from World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry, Charlie Brown and World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry are making great strides and going to extreme lengths to help bring greater awareness to to mercury amalgam problem and the bring an end to it’s use in dentistry. Please read the following article for information on their latest progress. Round two of the mercury treaty...

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ADA Does Support Mercury-Safe Dentistry

The ADA actually supports Mercury-Safe Dentistry, it just uses a different name. The ADA calls it The ADA’s ‘Dental Mercury Hygiene Recommendations’. The ADA lists a number of sources of mercury exposure at the dental office, including polishing and removing amalgam. It also recommends that all personnel involved in the handling of mercury and dental amalgam be trained in the potential hazards of mercury vapor...

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Charlie Brown speaks out against dental mercury in California

Charlie Brown of Consumers for Dental Choice recently conducted an on-air debate with an ADA spokesperson who supports dental amalgam. Below is the message from Anita Vazquez Tibau, Project Director at Californians for Green Dentistry. Charlie Brown speaks out against dental mercury in California Dear Californians, Our Californians for Green Dentistry project is drawing increased press attention.  On February 1, Southern California Public Radio (89.3...

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Let The FDA Know How Your Feel About Mercury!

Back in June of this year, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made an historic decision regarding the classification of Mercury Amalgam fillings when it effectively put on hold its rule declaring mercury-containing dental fillings to be safe for the entire population. In response to several “petitions to reconsider,” including one filed by the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT), the FDA...

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