Position Papers 2017-04-04T20:05:46+00:00

IAOMT position statementIAOMT Position Paper Against Dental Mercury Amalgam

This 2016 update of the IAOMT’s position statement against dental mercury amalgam fillings (which was originally released in 2013), includes an extensive bibliography on the subject in the form of over 900 citations.

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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.

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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 peer reviewed journal articles published throughout the world. It includes a review of the literature relating to the topic of Human Jawbone Osteonecrosis (JON).

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IAOMT Position on Fluoridation

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 of adverse health effects. An update to this position statement is coming soon!

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