In search of answers about her debilitating health problems, Diane Meyer, D.D.S., B.S., went from doctor to doctor and was told “It’s your hormones honey,”. Until she attended a seminar and learned of her constant exposure to mercury.
My name is Dr. Janet Stopka D.D.S. I am a practicing dentist from Chicago. I have not used mercury as a restorative material in 14 years and my patients are given informed consent. No one has ever asked me to place mercury in their mouth and they understand immediately its toxic. But many of them don’t know they have it in their mouth!
Dr. Graeme Munro-Hall BDS discusses his mercury related heart problems and his work towards banning dental mercury amalgam by participating in the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).
Today I want to speak to the panel and urge them to help the FDA do their job. I testified at the FDA hearing in 2006, I watched the FDA panel vote 13-7, based on the fact that they could not prove amalgam was safe. I don't know what happened after that. It seems like they didn't do anything except make claims of safety without proof.
As a dental assistant I handled mercury every day for years until 2004 when I was diagnosed with heavy metal mercury poisoning. I am disabled and can no longer work due to the neurological damage from occupational exposure to mercury.
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