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

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 the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC5) meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, where, on January 19, these nations formalized a legally-binding treaty to reduce global use of dental amalgam, a restorative tooth filling material containing 50% mercury.

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