Is Dental Mercury Messing With Your Head?

Is Dental Mercury Messing With Your Head? Do you or someone you love suffer from brain fog, bipolar disorder, or depression? Have you ever had or do you have “silver” dental fillings? If so, you may be suffering from mercury toxicity. Those so-called “silver” fillings are actually about 50% mercury. Mercury can pass the blood-brain […]

Prop 65 and Dental Mercury: New Warnings

Prop 65 and Dental Mercury: New Warnings “Proposition 65, officially known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, was enacted as a ballot initiative in November 1986. The proposition protects the state’s drinking water sources from being contaminated with chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm, and […]

Genetic Susceptibility to Neurodegeneration in Amazon: Apolipoprotein E Genotyping in Vulnerable Populations Exposed to Mercury

Genetic Susceptibility to Neurodegeneration in Amazon: Apolipoprotein E Genotyping in Vulnerable Populations Exposed to Mercury Human exposure to mercury is presently a major public health concern worldwide (Sheehan et al., 2014; Andreoli and Sprovieri, 2017). Since 2013, a growing number of countries are agreeing to join efforts aiming to protect human health and the environment against […]

Genetic Susceptibility to Neurodegeneration in Amazon: Apolipoprotein E Genotyping in Vulnerable Populations Exposed to Mercury

By Gabriela P. F. Arrifano Rosa C. R. Martín-Doimeadios, María Jiménez-Moreno, et al. “Human exposure to mercury is a serious problem of public health in Amazon. As in other vulnerable populations throughout the world, Amazonian riverine populations are chronically exposed to this metal and some symptoms of mercury intoxication were already detected in these populations. […]

Medical Implications of Dental Mercury: A Review

Medical Implications of Dental Mercury: A Review by Hal A. Huggins, DDS, MS “The toxicity of mercury has been known for centuries and has often been underestimated. We have yet to fully appreciate the potential relationship between illness and the body’s exposure to mercury from a variety of sources, including dental amalgams. It behooves us […]

Study Reveals Environmental Impact of Dental Amalgam

Study Reveals Environmental Impact of Dental Amalgam According to the United Nations Environment Programme, dental amalgam represents over 20% of the global mercury used in products. The Minamata Convention on Mercury is now in force, 110 countries of the 128 signatories having ratified the treaty. Countries are now working on implementation for treaty compliance. This […]

Mercury Contamination from Dental Amalgam

Mercury Contamination from Dental Amalgam Mercury in dental amalgam is a hidden source of global mercury pollution, resulting from the illegal diversion of dental mercury into the artisanal and small-scale gold mining sector, to crematoria emissions from the deceased and sewage sludge that is sold to farmers. These significant mercury sources result in air, water, […]