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NGOs urge dentists: implement EU mercury ban immediately - Chemical Watch (subscription)

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NGOs urge dentists: implement EU mercury ban immediately
Chemical Watch (subscription)
NGOs have called on dentists to immediately implement an EU ban on mercury dental fillings for children and pregnant women – more than a year before the ban comes into effect. On 25 April, the European Council adopted an amended EU mercury ...

Propaganda and the War on Science - Center for Research on Globalization

Thu, 2017-04-27 05:30

Center for Research on Globalization

Propaganda and the War on Science
Center for Research on Globalization
The aluminum industry, with the help of the American Dental Association (which is still in denial about the serious neurotoxicity of the mercury in its dentalamalgam” fillings), was enabled to sell its otherwise unmarketable and poisonous by-product ...

Naval Hospital Bremerton Earth Day showcases CNO Environmental Award - DVIDS (press release)

Wed, 2017-04-26 11:16

DVIDS (press release)

Naval Hospital Bremerton Earth Day showcases CNO Environmental Award
DVIDS (press release)
Additional notable efforts include the Laboratory's Histology department recycling of alcohol and xylene; dental clinics amalgam filters and absorbent column to keep silver and mercury out of waste waters; Pharmacy 'MedSafe' disposal container for ...

European NGOs call on dentists to ban mercury use on children immediately - European Environmental Bureau (press release)

Wed, 2017-04-26 10:06

European NGOs call on dentists to ban mercury use on children immediately
European Environmental Bureau (press release)
European NGOs are calling on dentists to implement immediately the upcoming ban on mercury dental fillings for children and pregnant women. Yesterday, the EU Council adopted the revised mercury regulation, including a partial ban on mercury in ...

Tooth Filling Materials Market Will Generate New Growth Opportunities by 2025 - Medgadget (blog)

Wed, 2017-04-26 01:51

Tooth Filling Materials Market Will Generate New Growth Opportunities by 2025
Medgadget (blog)
Previously, removing the bacteria-infected tooth was the only solution to provide relief from extreme pain that tooth decay may cause, but now modern dentistry has paved a way to keep decayed teeth with the help of tooth-like material known as dental ...

Dental Suction Systems Market By Technological Development ... - Medgadget (blog)

Tue, 2017-04-25 17:10

Medgadget (blog)

Dental Suction Systems Market By Technological Development ...
Medgadget (blog)
Major players operating in the dental suction systems market include Becker Pumps Australia, W&H Dentalwerk, KUGEL Medical, Unimicro Medical Systems, D.

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Oral health: Watch out for the mercury in your mouth - Zee News

Sun, 2017-04-23 21:36

Zee News

Oral health: Watch out for the mercury in your mouth
Zee News
Mercury is used in various sectors, and dentistry is one of its largest users. Dental amalgams are 50% mercury. So, when a mercury filling is put in your mouth, almost the same amount of mercury gets wasted, which eventually finds way into our ...

'India should ban use of mercury at earliest' - The Sunday Guardian

Sat, 2017-04-22 12:17

The Sunday Guardian

'India should ban use of mercury at earliest'
The Sunday Guardian
“While mercury is used in various sectors, dental sector is one of its largest users. Dental amalgams consist of almost 50% mercury. So, when a mercury filling is put in the mouth, almost the same amount of mercury gets wasted, which eventually finds ...

How I improved my diagnostic confidence with caries detection technology - Dentistry IQ

Fri, 2017-04-21 16:50

How I improved my diagnostic confidence with caries detection technology
Dentistry IQ
For years, Melinda Harr, DDS, was frustrated by areas that appeared "suspicious" around amalgams and under sealants. Then, she discovered a caries detection device that would help her to identify caries in ... Then, in early 2015 at the Minnesota Star ...

Crown, onlay, or direct restoration? - Dental Economics

Tue, 2017-04-18 13:19

Crown, onlay, or direct restoration?
Dental Economics
Even more ridiculous, I recently heard a nationally known dental speaker advocate crowns to his audience for every tooth that has had an amalgam in it. That statement is absurd to me. Is it related to an overt desire for better esthetics, or is it a ...

Crown, onlay, or direct restoration? - Dental Economics

Tue, 2017-04-18 13:19

Dental Economics

Crown, onlay, or direct restoration?
Dental Economics
Even more ridiculous, I recently heard a nationally known dental speaker advocate crowns to his audience for every tooth that has had an amalgam in it. That statement is absurd to me. Is it related to an overt desire for better esthetics, or is it a ...

Consumers for Dental Choice: European Union in Final Stages of ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Mon, 2017-04-17 10:11

Consumers for Dental Choice: European Union in Final Stages of ...
PR Newswire (press release)
WASHINGTON, April 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By an historic 663 – 8 vote, the European Parliament banned the use of silver amalgam (mercury) ...

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Dental Filling Material Market – Global Industry Insights, Trends ... - Medgadget (blog)

Sat, 2017-04-15 04:41

Dental Filling Material Market – Global Industry Insights, Trends ...
Medgadget (blog)
Dental filling is a type of healing dental treatment used to repair minimal to moderate tooth fractures, tooth decay, and other damaged surfaces of the tee.

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The science behind S-Town's mercury poisoning mystery - Vox

Fri, 2017-04-14 11:26

Vox

The science behind S-Town's mercury poisoning mystery
Vox
Elemental mercury is liquid and silvery at room temperature — the stuff in thermometers and dental amalgam fillings. It's also used in small-batch gold processing and fire gilding. Exposure happens through inhaling fumes. Inorganic mercury occurs when ...

Dental Suction Systems Market Research Report : Forecast 2024 - Medgadget (blog)

Fri, 2017-04-14 11:07

Medgadget (blog)

Dental Suction Systems Market Research Report : Forecast 2024
Medgadget (blog)
The other main type of dental suction, high volume suction, is held by the dental hygienist close to where the dentist is working and it sucks the nearby debris such as cleaning paste, amalgam fillings and surplus water from dental drills. Suction is ...

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The science behind S-Town's mercury poisoning mystery - Vox - Vox

Fri, 2017-04-14 10:30

Vox

The science behind S-Town's mercury poisoning mystery - Vox
Vox
S-Town spoiler alert: This story discusses key details from the popular S-Town podcast, including the ending. Do not read any further if you don't want to know ...

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Harmful mercury-based medical equipments still in use in Delhi - Millennium Post

Wed, 2017-04-12 13:30

Millennium Post

Harmful mercury-based medical equipments still in use in Delhi
Millennium Post
"Even the Delhi Government is phasing out the mercury based thermometer and sphygmomanometers and for dental amalgams. But some Delhi hospitals are still using these instruments in their hospitals," said Dr Shashank Shrivastava, senior resident, Deen ...

Star Church presents 'The Raising of Lazarus' - Daily Register

Fri, 2017-04-07 08:25

Daily Register

Star Church presents 'The Raising of Lazarus'
Daily Register
Author/director Mike Phelps calls his interpretation a "dramactment," his own expression for an an amalgam of dramatization and re-enactment of the famous Bible story as written in the Gospel of John in Chapter 11. The passage tells the story of ...

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What Does General Dentistry Involve? - Industry Today (press release)

Fri, 2017-04-07 02:03

What Does General Dentistry Involve?
Industry Today (press release)
These procedures are conducted by a 'general dentist' who is your primary dental health care provider. The dentist is responsible for diagnosing, treating as well as managing your dental health. Root canals, fillings, fixing crowns, veneers, bridges ...

Ask The Dentist: EU law aims to phase out mercury fillings - the Irish News

Tue, 2017-04-04 19:01

the Irish News

Ask The Dentist: EU law aims to phase out mercury fillings
the Irish News
NEW legislation aims to phase out dental amalgam silver fillings by 2030 as part of plans to reduce mercury pollution. This is part of the Minamata Convention on Mercury which is a global treaty to protect human health and the environment from the ...