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Amalgam phase out: Group announces landmark successes across Africa

Dental Care

African governments, dentists, and consumers are increasingly turning against the use of dental amalgam, the highly controversial dental fillings material that is 50% mercury. Dental Care In 2006, Dr. Myron Wentz authored A Mouth Full of Poison, a book condemning toxic mercury-based dental amalgam and calling for an end to its use. His subsequent economic successes as founder of USANA Health ...

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Bangladesh may ban mercury dental amalgam


Bangladesh Dental Society (BDS) and Environment and Social Development Organisation (ESDO) have urged the government to create policies in order to ban mercury dental amalgam in the country by 2016. Syed Marghub Murshed, former Secretary of Government of Bangladesh and Chairperson of ESDO and Dr. Humayun Kabir Bulbul, the newly elected President of BDS, made the demand in a meeting ...

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