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Against the use of Fluoride

IAOMT Position Paper Against the use of Fluoride In IAOMT's ongoing examination of the toxicological data on fluoride, the Academy has made several preliminary determinations over the last 18 years, each concluding that fluoride added to the public water supply, or prescribed as controlled-dose supplements, delivers no discernible health benefit, and causes a higher incidence [...]

Against the use of Fluoride 2017-10-30T19:31:33+00:00

SAB Position Paper on Amalgam

IAOMT Scientific Advisory Board Position Paper on Amalgam The Scientific Advisory Board of the IAOMT is composed of world class professors of toxicology, pharmacology, biochemistry and medicine. In 2009, they concluded that dental amalgam is not suitable for use in the human mouth. View (pdf) »

SAB Position Paper on Amalgam 2017-10-30T19:38:21+00:00

Jawbone Osteonecrosis

IAOMT Position Paper on Jawbone Osteonecrosis The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) is founded upon the belief that “Science” should be the basis upon which all diagnostic and treatment modalities be based. In following that philosophy, this 2014 position paper was written utilizing the available information found in textbooks, research papers, and [...]

Jawbone Osteonecrosis 2017-10-31T12:34:07+00:00

Fluoride Warnings Issued by International Group of Dentists

PRNewswire-USNewswire CHAMPIONSGATE, Fla., Oct. 4, 2017 October is Dental Hygiene Month, but not all dentists will be touting the alleged benefits of fluoride.  In fact, the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) is using this month to raise awareness of the health risks associated with fluoride.  This is especially timely because of recent [...]

Fluoride Warnings Issued by International Group of Dentists 2017-10-23T22:30:51+00:00

Assessment of Exposures and Potential Risks:Gold and Ceramic Restorations

Assessment of exposures and potential risks to the US adult population from wear (attrition and abrasion) of gold and ceramic dental restorations G. Mark Richardson, Scott R. Clemow, Rachel E. Peters, Kyle J. James and Steven D. Siciliano Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology (2016) 26, 70–77; doi:10.1038/jes.2015.17; published online 25 March 2015 Abstract: [...]

Assessment of Exposures and Potential Risks:Gold and Ceramic Restorations 2016-03-02T22:11:23+00:00

 The Economics of Dental Amalgam Regulation 

Michael D. Fleming, DDS i Janine E. Janosky, PhD ii Synopsis  Objective. This article offers a practical assessment of the cost implications of an outright total ban on amalgam use as well as a partial ban in children, pregnant women and women of childbearing age. In addition, we discuss trends in amalgam use and the [...]

 The Economics of Dental Amalgam Regulation  2017-01-12T14:50:19+00:00

Text of FDA’s Actual 2012 Amalgam Safety Proposal

In January 2012, the FDA had actually prepared a "Safety Communication" that recommended reducing the use of mercury amalgam in the general population, and avoiding it in susceptible sub-populations: pregnant and nursing women children under six years of age people with allergy to mercury or other components people with neurological disease people with renal disease [...]

Text of FDA’s Actual 2012 Amalgam Safety Proposal 2017-10-30T21:54:33+00:00

Mercury from dental “silver” tooth fillings impairs sheep kidney function.

Boyd ND, Benediktsson H, Vimy MJ, Hooper DE, Lorscheider FL. Mercury from dental “silver” tooth fillings impairs sheep kidney function. Am J Physiol. 1991; 261(4 Pt 2):R1010-R1014. PubMed ID: 1928419 Abstract : In humans Hg vapor is released from "silver" amalgam fillings that contain 50% Hg by weight. Previous studies show that when 12 such [...]

Mercury from dental “silver” tooth fillings impairs sheep kidney function. 2016-02-29T18:46:34+00:00