Press Releases 2016-10-08T16:21:42+00:00
Dental mercury fillings are silver colored and still used in the USA

International Group Supports Global Efforts To End Dental Mercury Usage

CHAMPIONSGATE, Fla., Dec. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Last week, three EU institutions (the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of the European Union) reached a provisional agreement to ban dental amalgam fillings for children under 15 and pregnant and breastfeeding women as of July 1, 2018. These actions in Europe are being supported […]

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IAOMT Launches New Website for Safe Removal of Mercury Fillings

IAOMT Launches New Website for Safe Removal of Mercury Fillings CHAMPIONS GATE, Fla., Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) today officially launches the new website www.theSMARTchoice.com, which includes updated recommendations for the safe removal of amalgam fillings based on years of patient demand, scientific research, occupational safety […]

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Petition Asks FDA to Remove All Unapproved Fluoride Supplements from Market

LOS ANGELES, May 18, 2016 PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a “Warning Letter” that orders a manufacturer of fluoride drops and tablets to “immediately” discontinue marketing these products because FDA has never approved them as safe and effective. Now the Fluoride Action Network (FAN) has joined with The International […]

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Documentary Exposes Occupational Hazards of Mercury Dental Fillings

Premiers at Kansas City  FilmFest KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Do No Harm, LLC, the production company behind You Put What in My Mouth?, has announced that its independent film will be shown at the Kansas City FilmFest on April 18-19, 2015 You Put What in My Mouth? follows the lives of […]

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"You Put What In My Mouth" Stories of Real People- Dental Professionals & Patients Harmed by Toxic Mercury Fillings!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Freya B. Koss, Publicist Phone: 610-649-2606, cell: 267-290-7685 E-mail frekoss@aol.com   WYNNEWOOD, PA, March 18, 2015, “You Put What in My Mouth?” is a riveting new documentary that exposes the devastating health effects of dental mercury fillings to patients, dental staff and the global environment. For the first time ever, this […]

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FDA response to lawsuit whitewashes mercury fillings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan 28, 2015   Contact:                 Glenn Turner, 917-817-3396, glenn@ripplestrategies.com Shayna Samuels, 718-541-4785, shayna@ripplestrategies.com   FDA Responds to Citizens’ Petitions Concerning the Mercury in Dental Fillings   (Washington, DC) — In response to a lawsuit filed on March 5, 2014, FDA agreed to submit responses to three citizens’ petitions filed with FDA […]

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Lawsuit Filed Today Against FDA for Failing to Address Risks of Mercury in Dental Fillings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 5, 2014   Lawsuit Filed Today Against FDA for Failing to Address Risks of Mercury in Dental Fillings New Article in Peer-Reviewed Biometals Indicates Children are Most at Risk “Silver” Fillings Are 45-55% Metallic Mercury (Washington, DC) — A lawsuit filed today in the DC District Federal Court claims that despite […]

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Philadelphia Commissioner Unveils Plan To Strip Mercury Warnings From Dental Fact Sheet

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Freya Koss, Director and founder – PA Coalition for Mercury-Free Dentistry, Phone: 610-649-2606, e-mail: frekoss@aol.com. PHILADELPHIA, December 11, 2013 –   While the world takes the first step forward to eliminate mercury in dental amalgam fillings, Philadelphia takes a step backward!  Health Commissioner Donald Schwarz has unveiled a plan to strip the […]

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IAOMT Assists in UN Treaty to Phase-down Toxic Mercury

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Freya Koss, publicist, International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology Phone:  office- (610) 649-2606, cell- (267) 290-7685 IAOMT Assists in UN Treaty to Phase-down Toxic Mercury Champion’s Gate, FL

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UN MERCURY TREATY SIGNALS TIME TO CHANGE U.S. DENTAL POLICY, SAYS INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Freya Koss, publicist, International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology Phone:  office- (610) 649-2606, cell- (267) 290-7685 UN MERCURY TREATY SIGNALS TIME TO CHANGE U.S. DENTAL POLICY, SAYS INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY Champion’s Gate, FL

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ADA Lies Through Their Teeth About Mercury Fillings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Freya Koss, publicist, International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology Phone:  office- (610) 649-2606, cell- (267) 290-7685 INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF ORAL MEDICINE AND TOXICOLOGY CHALLENGES ADA’S CLAIM THAT MERCURY FILLINGS ARE SAFE Champion’s Gate, FL

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Scientific Dental Academy to Aid U.N. Global Phase-Down Of Mercury Fillings

posted on prnewswire.com   CHAMPION’S GATE, Fla., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT), a scientific dental organization, is unveiling an educational technical program to assist interested nations in facilitating a UN global treaty’s requirement to phase-down use of dental amalgam fillings. IAOMT delegates, other NGO’s and 137 countries participated in […]

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IAOMT to aid UN global phase-down of mercury fillings

1/23/2012 – IAOMT to aid UN global phase-down of mercury fillings. Academy is unveiling an educational technical program to assist interested nations in facilitating a UN global treaty’s requirement to phase-down use of dental amalgam fillings. PR Newswire (http://s.tt/1yRkZ)

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IAOMT Panel of Experts going to the UNEP INC5 meeting

1/6/2013 – IAOMT Panel of Experts going to the UNEP INC5 meeting, where the worldwide treaty to ban trade in mercury and its products will be finalized. See the profiles of our delegation. UNEP

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"The Doctors" TV Show to feature amalgam toxicity

12/30/2012 – Stacy Case, Fox Network reporter, tells her story of recovery from MS after removal of her mercury fillings. Interview with Dr. Boyd Haley supports the testimony, and gives the lie to rebuttals by ADA representative and others. Press Release

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THE DOCTORS TV Show to Feature Amalgam Toxicity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Freya Koss, publicist, International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology Phone:  office- (610) 649-2606, cell- (267) 290-7685 Link between Dental Mercury Fillings and Multiple Sclerosis Examined in Nationally Televised Interview   Champion’s Gate, FL

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Hidden River Press Release

12/03/2012 – Hidden River Press Release -Sharon, Massachusetts Poisoned Mom asks Town to Learn, Reduce Mercury, Improve Health -Sharon, MA  Town Meeting to Include Mercury Dental Amalgam Issues- Press Release Poisoned Mom Asks Town for Action

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Report on the Real Cost of Dental Mercury released for Earth Day.

04/16/2012 – Report on the Real Cost of Dental Mercury released for Earth Day. Dental mercury fillings pollute the environment, contaminate fish and are far more costly for taxpayers than the alternative tooth-colored material, according to a new study released today by a broad coalition of health, consumer and environmental groups. Concord Report Earth Day […]

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U. S. State Department Announces Position on Mercury Fillings

10/23/2011 – WASHINGTON, DC, [Oct. 23, 2011]—For the first time in history, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) is evaluating international regulations that would ban mercury-containing products including silver/amalgam dental fillings, which contain 50% mercury and are already in the mouths of more than 122 million Americans.The DOS will present their official position on the […]

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FDA agrees with IAOMT – ADA President misrepresents the results of the December 2010 Amalgam Hearing

7/29/2011 – In which Dr. Shuren confirms the accuracy of IAOMT attorney Jim Love’s summary of the December 2010 hearing, and contradicts the distorted pro-mercury slant promoted by Dr. Gist, the ADA president. Also attached is the original July 11, 2011 letter from Jim love to the FDA, summarizing the hearing in detail and explaining […]

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Background and releases for December 2010 FDA scientific hearing on amalgam mercury

12/01/2010 – The attached releases are prepared in advance of the December 14 – 15, 2010  FDA scientific meeting, that will examine late breaking information about mercury exposure from dental amalgam fillings. This hearing was called by the FDA in response to “Petitions to Reconsider” their classification of dental amalgam as Class II, or generally […]

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The Philadelphia Story

Since 2002, mercury-free activists in Philadelphia, led by Freya Koss, have been fighting to make the public aware of the hazards of mercury in dental fillings.  Here is their archive of press articles. The Philadelphia Story

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