Dental Waste Management: Recommended Best Solutions

By: Griffin Cole, DDS, NMD As many of us know, the issue of mercury discharges from amalgam waste impacts nearly every dental office.   Research in the United States and other countries has repeatedly demonstrated that dental offices play a significant role in releasing mercury into the environment.  Furthermore, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) [...]

Protecting yourself from Dental Office Contaminants

This pdf slide presentation was originally shown before the AGD convention in June, 2008.  It is a basic introduction to the many toxic hazards to be found in the dental office environment, and methods to protect the dentist, staff and patients.  For literature references supporting the information presented, please see the accompanying References article. View [...]