UN Mercury Treaty Signals Time to Change U.S. Dental Policy, Says International Academy

CHAMPION’S GATE, Fla., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — History will be made next week when nations of the world sign a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) treaty to reduce mercury emissions, and as a result, the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) is calling for the U.S. to finally join other countries by taking action against dental mercury.

The IAOMT is a network of dentists, doctors, and scientists who have been working to end dental mercury since 1984, and representatives participated in negotiating UNEP’s “Minamata Convention on Mercury,” which includes a phase-down of dental mercury.

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