Accredited Member – (AIAOMT): a member who has completed the following requirements:
1. Attendance to the Fundamentals of Biological Dentistry Course.
2. Attendance at a minimum of two IAOMT meetings.
3. Successful completion of the E-Learning Core Corriculum. View Syllabus
4. Oral presentation of a basic amalgam replacement case, from examination to completion with focus on proper patient protection for optimal safety from unnecessary exposure. Proper operatory environment for limiting occupational exposure to personnel.
Fellow – (FIAOMT): a member who has completed Accreditation and who has submitted one clinical Scientific research study that has been approved by the Scientific Review Committee. A Fellow will have completed an additional 500 hours of credit in research, education, and service beyond that of an accredited member.
Master Member – (MIAOMT) a Master is a member who has completed Accreditation, and Fellowship, and has contributed in over 1,000 hours of credit in research, education, and service (separate from 500 Fellowship hours) and done 2 Scientific Review Research Articles that have been approved by the Scientific Review Committee.
SMART Members: A member who has attended at least one lecture and who has passed two classes on Mercury removal and who has purchased the necessary equipment for removing mercury safely. The member is not accredited.
General Member: A member who has joined the IAOMT in order to become better educated on mercury removal, but who has not acquired the SMART certification or completed the Accreditation Course.
Keep in mind, a general member may be following all the recommended procedures and protocols for safe amalgam removal, but we cannot be sure.
If your dentist is not SMART or Accredited, please read “Questions For Your Dentists” to help you in making an informed decision.