The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology is a network of dental, medical and research professionals who seek to raise the standards of scientific biocompatibility in the dental practice with information from the latest interdisciplinary research.
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Mercury has been linked to Alzheimer's disease by a number of different studies that have accumulated over the last two decades. Watch and listen to published scientists talk about how mercury can cause many of the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease. This article was taken from the IAOMT's Petition For Reconsideration, which prompted the FDA to re-evaluate their 2009 ruling that amalgam was safe for everyone.
On July 28, 2009, FDA announced that it was classifying dental amalgam for the first time in Class II without requiring any significant special controls. FDA’s Final Rule on this issue was published on August 4, 2009. FDA also published an Addendum in support of its Final Rule, in which it explained its attempts to address the recommendations of the Joint Panels that convened in September 2006 and rejected the conclusions in the FDA White Paper on amalgam fillings.
FDA’s August 4, 2009, Final Rule classifying dental amalgam in Class II and concomitant failure to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement, or at least, and Environmental Assessment under the National Environmental Protection Act (“NEPA.”)
This Petition pertains to dental mercury capsules (herein after sometimes referred to as “mercury fillings” or “dental amalgam.”) It is hereby requested that the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) take the following actions with respect to mercury fillings:
Mercuryexposure.info was created and is maintained by consumers injured from exposure to mercury vapor and particles released by their dental amalgam fillings during placement, polishing, removal and day to day use. We are dedicated to providing accurate, up to date information on the many facets of dental mercury amalgam fillings.