On 12 January, 2017, Environment and Social Development Organization (ESDO) and Bangladesh Dental Society (BDS), in association with Asian Center for Environmental Health and World Alliance for Mercury Free Dentistry, organized a round-table meeting on “Dental College Curriculum Revision and Adoption” in Dhaka with dental professionals who are involved in dental college curriculum revision. Continue reading
On 12 December 2016, a meeting of a large number of intern dentists held in Suryansh, Bhubaneswar, India urged mercury-free dentistry in their state.
A brief overview on mercury usage in dentistry in Odisha was presented by a dental professor. Toxic effects of mercury in environment were focused in on by the Continue reading
European civil society has endorsed this week’s provisional agreement by the three EU institutions (European Parliament, European Commission and the Council of the European Union) to ban dental amalgam fillings for children under 15 and for pregnant and breastfeeding women as of 1 July 2018. Continue reading
The World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry, in association with the African Center for Environmental Health and the Asian Center for Environmental Health, organized a conference of environmental leaders working to phase out dental amalgam use. The conference was held in San Francisco, California, United States on 19 November 2016. Continue reading
Headed by health advocate Florian Schulze, Gesellschaft für Schwermetall-Toxikologie (GST) is pushing for the phase out of dental amalgam in the European Union – and urging Germany to take the lead. Schulze was recently featured in an interview in the FreiePresse.
The German government already recommends against amalgam use in children and pregnant women. Now it is time for Germany to support ending amalgam use in all children and pregnant women in the European Union en route to a complete amalgam phase out no later than 31 December 2022.