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International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) is a non-profit organization that campaigns against the use of mercury in dental amalgam and promote safe and healthy dental practices among dentists & dental practitioners.

IAOMT Philippines is one of the fourteen affiliated countries of International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology in the US, a research and advocacy group chiefly composed of academics, dental health professionals and scientists working to educate the public and decision-makers on the dangers of mercury fillings.

IAOMT PH News

WAMFD's Charles Brown and IAOMT-Phils Pushes for Mercury-Free Dentistry

19 Jun 2017

WAMFD's Charles Brown and IAOMT-Phils Pushes for Mercury-Free Dentistry

Atty. Brown with IAOMT-Phils' Dr Ebuen, EMB-DENR's ASec Cuna and Ms. Beng Pausing Citing the recent move of the European Union to ban the use of mercury fillings (aka dental amalgam), Charles Brown of the World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry (WAMFD) reiterated that the country needs to follow suit and immediately address the continued use of the dental material. As one of the leading figures in mercury-free dentistry and a staunch advocate of consumer rights, Charles Brown played a key role in highlighting the dangers of dental amalgam. This month, Brown met with IAOMT-Philippines' Dr, Lillian Lasaten-Ebuen and several Philippine government... Read more

Mercury Has No Place In Schools

28 Mar 2017

Mercury Has No Place In Schools

The recent chemical spill in Manila Science High School is proof that the use of dangerous chemicals, particularly mercury should be completely removed from the curriculum. According to the latest reports, the spill exposed a number of students and school staff and two of those exposed have already developed skin rashes - one of the many symptoms accompanying mercury exposure and poisoning. While there were other chemicals spilt, mercury is of chief concern for us. As a neurotoxin, physical contact or the inhalation of its vapors can lead to a number of symptoms including headaches, mood swings, neuromuscular changes, respiratory... Read more

Chronic Mercury Exposure from Dental Fillings

28 Feb 2017

Chronic Mercury Exposure from Dental Fillings

Source: screenshot from the film, "Evidence of Harm" You cannot argue with hard science. In the 2015 documentary, "Evidence of Harm", Sue Casteel, an Environmental Health Scientist from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) provides an overview of the harm chronic mercury exposure can cause. Click on this link to jump to the video. Read more

 

You Put What In My Mouth?

YOU PUT WHAT IN MY MOUTH? documents the lives of 3 people as they struggle to inform the federal government and public of dentists' disregard for manufacturer warnings and occupational safety regulations during the placement, polishing and removal of mercury dental fillings. This disregard shields dentists from being aware of the devastating effects of dental mercury exposure to their patients, staff, and the environment.

         

Smoking Teeth = Poison Gas

The dramatic video titled Smoking Teeth = Poison Gas has had a tremendous impact on both the public and professional audiences.The full version plays 40 minutes with interviews of experts in the fields of mercury toxicology, environmental medicine, politics and dentistry


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