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Take Action with IAOMT to End Dental Mercury

Knowledge is power!  Take action against dental amalgam mercury by learning about it.

The IAOMT cannot stress how important it is to know the facts about dental mercury if you want to free yourself from it and/or to help end it at large.  Having a detailed understanding of the issue will equip you with the information you will need to end dental mercury in your own life, in the lives of your family, in your community, and the world.  We have a number of resources for you to explore on your journey to take action against dental mercury, and we truly hope you will take the time to read them so that you have the background you need to make a difference.

Join forces with others to take action against dental amalgam mercury!

 Join forces with groups who are committed to stopping the use of dental mercury and utilize the materials they have to offer.

A number of international, national, and regionalized non-profit organizations are seeking people like you to participate in their work. Learn more about these groups, take time to read the resources they have collected for you, and most importantly, enlist yourself to help them in their shared goal of putting an end to mercury fillings. For example, these groups often organize campaigns to petition lawmakers to pass anti-mercury legislation, to protest injustices related to public and environmental health as a result of dental mercury, and to coordinate consumer participation in government meetings and discussions about the issue. Your participation in these groups is essential, and your ideas, input, and insight are needed and welcomed:

Groups to Consider Joining

Additional Groups With Resources to Assist You

Track legislation to take action against dental mercury and all mercury!

Use the internet, your local news sources, your dentist, and government announcements to track pending mercury legislation that impacts your area, and sign up to speak at meetings about these laws and regulations.

As noted previously, a number of the groups listed above also monitor major decisions being made about dental mercury, and these groups can guide you as to where and when your involvement would be most helpful. For instance, local governments have passed measures related to curbing the use of dental mercury and/or its waste, including notable examples CaliforniaIndiana, and Pennsylvania. Consumer demand for such changes has proven to play a major role in these decisions, so your ability to check on and participate in these events is very important.

For national regulations related to mercury, public comment is often allowable. Use the following link to search for “mercury” and then select Comment Period Open:

Dental Amalgam Danger: Mercury Fillings and Human Health

Dental amalgam danger exists because mercury fillings are associated with a number of human health risks.

Dental Amalgam Danger: Mercury Fillings and Human Health
Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique

Learn about steps that can be taken to protect patients, dentists, and environment during dental amalgam mercury removal.

IAOMT Position Paper against Dental Mercury Amalgam

This thorough document includes an extensive bibliography on the subject of dental mercury in the form of over 900 citations.

IAOMT Position Paper against Dental Mercury Amalgam