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Your patients may contact DAMS at 1-800-311-6265 for Information Packets.
Scientific information from Affinity Labeling Technologies, Inc. Lots of links to research abstracts. Introduce your patients to this site. http://www.altcorp.com
Mercury Free and Healthy, The Dental Amalgam Issue. – Prepared December 1998 by DAMS Inc. along with Consumers for Dental Choice. A Project of the National Institute for Science, Law and Public Policy, 1424 16th Street, NW Suite 105, Washington, D.C. 20036 www.amalgam.org
International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology: http://www.iaomt.org/
Holistic Dental Association Holistic/Alternative Dentistry http://www.simwell.com/hda/index.htm
Forty scientific abstracts (conducted in 1995) can be found at http://www.algonet.se/~leif/OldAbr95.html
A comparison of mental health of multiple sclerosis patients with silver/mercury dental fillings and those with fillings removed. Authors: Siblerud R. Source: Psychol Rep. 1992 Jun; 70(3 Pt 2): 1139-51 http://vest.gu.se/homepages/old_bosse/Mercury/abs/siblerud92a.html
The Preventive Dental Health Association http://emporium.turnpike.net/P/PDHA/health.htm An excellent source of information about the hazards of mercury and fluoride. One section carefully refutes pro-amalgam statements made by the ADA.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? or Chronic Mercury Poisoning? An excellent account of one individual recovery from CFS after the removal of 'silver' fillings. Also includes tons of referenced information on this subject. (this site is quickly becoming THE most complete site for amalgam information. I highly recommend it.) http://www.teleport.com/~ctseng/cfs_pages/index.html
Reversing Alzheimer's Disease - Tom Warren - Common Complaints Mercury poisoning and toxic chemicals cause Alzheimer’s sufferers many common medical and mental problems. Following is a listing of several conditions routinely seen in these patients: http://www.midnightcafe.com/alzh/diagnosis4.html
Swedish Association of Dental Mercury Patients: http://www.tf.nu/indexeng-2.html
Dentistry and the environment (internal and external): http://www.envirodental.co.uk/
ASOMAT - Amalgam – Bibliography – 286 references to scientific studies on Amalgam http://www.asomat.com/mercury/Bibliography1.htm
Dental Mercury Awareness: http://members.aol.com/dentalmer/home.html
Works of Dr. Edward C. Rosenow: http://www.angelfire.com/ca/instituteofscience/rosenow.html
Mercury Study Report to Congress: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/uatw/112nmerc/mercover.html
Chronic Illness and Chronic Mercury Exposure from Amalgams and the Environment http://www.envprevhealthctratl.com/ci&cme.htm
Mercury Toxicity http://www.envprevhealthctratl.com/merc_tox.htm
Maintained by the Environmental and Preventive Health Center of Atlanta
Material Data Safety Sheets: http://www.caulk.com/MSDSDFU/DispersDFU.html
Mercury Toxicity and the Use of DMPS Chelation. by John C. Cline, M.D., B.Sc.,C.C.F.P. Medical Director -- Oceanside Medical Clinic. History of Dental.. http://www.oceansidemedicine.com/library/mercury_and_dmps.htm
Report on the 50-State Petition: http://www.swankin-turner.com/status.html
Environmental Working Group – Protecting by Degrees. http://www.ewg.org/pub/home/reports/protectingbydegrees/protectingpr.html
Covers amalgam removal protocols and detoxification http://22.214.171.124/~imo12267/dental_health_risk.html
IAOMT Amalgam Removal Protocol: http://www.holisticmed.com/dental/amalgam/iaomt.txt
Clifford Materials Reactivity Testing: http://www.ccrlab.com/
Peak Energy Performance (materials reactivity Testing) http://www.peakenergy.com/
Alternative Medicine Digest http://www.alternativemedicine.com/alternativemedicine/
Alternative Medicine Digest: Interactive Index http://www.alternativemedicine.com/alternativemedicine/digest/
Search using the keyword 'amalgam'.
Alternative Medicine Digest: Publisher's Statement .../digest/issue05/i05-a01.shtml
Mercury, leaking from your amalgam fillings, wreaks havoc with the nervous system, immune response, and with normal antioxidant functions-more deadly than arsenic!
Alternative Medicine Digest: Poisons From Your Mouth .../digest/issue05/i05-a02.shtml
Alternative Medicine Digest: More About Your Mouth .../digest/issue05/i05-a03.shtml
Mercury Dental 'Silver' Fillings: The Debate Over Risk, Need For Replacement, and Detoxification http://www.doubleclickd.com/ltexpo96/source/fillings.html A review of studies on mercury toxicity and dental amalgam concludes that the animal and human experiments to date, demonstrate that the uptake, tissue distribution and excretion of amalgam mercury is significant and that dental amalgam is the major contributing source to the mercury body burden in humans.
Living on Earth - Mercury Amalgam Debate: http://www.loe.org/thisweek/feature1.htm
Dental Danger - by Tony Copple, In the last few years, evidence has come to light of the dangers of significant toxicity that most people have in their own mouths as a result of dental work with mercury amalgam. http://www.ncf.carleton.ca/~aj624/dental.html
Common questions/answers regarding mercury amalgams - Questions and Answers concerning the Dental Materials in your mouth and your health! Are the "Silver" fillings in your teeth REALLY silver? http://www.sukel.com/merc-qa.htm
Mercury-free dentistry - We are a Private practice. We concentrate on pain-free and Mercury/Metal free dentistry for the whole family. We provide orthodontic care for the young and old, avoiding extractions whenever possible. http://www.mercuryfree.co.uk/
Effects of Mercury Poisoning in Humans: http://danpatch.ecn.purdue.edu/~epados/mercury/pano/src/effects.htm
Body Detoxification Program: http://126.96.36.199/~imo12267/dental_detoxification_program.html
Aries homepage: http://home.multiweb.net/~a.veltman/index.htm
Amalgam page, mercury fillings symptoms toxicity diseases - Amalgam and diseases, poisoning and prevention of incurable diseases and symptoms: http://www.cashqwik.com/imo12267/amalgampage.html
Amalgam-Related Illness Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 11 WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION? ***11.1 OFFICIAL REVIEW / TOXICOLOGY HANDBOOK. The WHO report from 1991. http://www.powerup.com.au/~nmanser/pink21.htm
NICO AND APS - Two Rare Diseases Which May Have a Significant Impact o... - Undiagnosed Pain in the Mandible - possible NICO, osteonecrosis and coagulation disorder http://www.angelfire.com/in/starburst4/index.html
Amalgam-Related Illness FAQ, Section 10 More INFO - This page describes some ways of obtaining more information about the Amalgam-Related Illness question, this page is part of the Amalgam-Related Illness FAQ http://www.algonet.se/~leif/AmFAQk10.html
Medline Search the world's largest biomedical database. Free access to unrestricted Medline searches via HealthGate at: http://www.healthgate.com/HealthGate/MEDLINE/search-advanced.shtml
If this service does not last: Part of Medline are accessible free of charge at: http://ncbi.nlm.nih.gov:2555/r_medline.html
Univ. of Washinton study of safety of mercury amalgams in children: http://weber.u.washington.edu/~sphcm/wph97/mercury.html
UK Amalgam Page: http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/pcsol/ Lots of links and information.
Mercury amalgam safety: rethinking dangerous decisions. Article by Dr. Zoltan P. Rona MD MSc http://www.selene.com/healthlink/amalgam.html
Dental fillings, root filings, amalgam and health risk - Fluoride Adverse Health Effects , fluoride toxic-health risk http://www.cashqwik.com/imo12267/dental_health_risk.html
The Dentistry Page http://www.vimy-dentistry.com/
An excellent source of fully referenced information about mercury-amalgam fillings.
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry - ToxFAQs – Mercury http://atsdr1.atsdr.cdc.gov:8080/tfacts46.html
SUMMARY: Exposure to mercury occurs from breathing contaminated air, ingesting contaminated water and food, and having dental and medical treatments. Mercury, at high levels, may damage the brain, kidneys, and developing fetus. This chemical has been found in at least 667 of 1,416 National Priorities List sites identified by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Mercury in Toothousand; http://www.geocities.com/TelevisionCity/Station/6000/
Jon Pensyl, DDS Silver/Mercury Dental Filling Advisory http://www.well-being.com/pensyl/mercury.htm
More facts about the dangers of mercury-amalgam fillings. Amalgam-Related Illness, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) http://www.algonet.se/~leif/AmFAQigr.html An excellent site maintained by Leif Hedegard.
150 Years of Amalgam Roulette: http://home.sol.no/~reiersol/amalgam.htm
Hal Huggins, DDS, official site for information: http://www.hugnet.com/
Bo Walhjalt's Mercury Page http://vest.gu.se/~bosse/MercuryPage.html At this site you will find texts, links, abstracts related to mercury and amalgam as environmental and health issues, and the facts, prejudices, thoughts, ideas, that may be contained in them.
Is Mercury Toxicity an Autoimmune Disorder? http://www.thorne.com/townsend/oct/mercury.html
Dental amalgam - 150 years of Russian roulette. http://home.sol.no/reiersol/amalgam.htm
Health Canada Position Statement on Dental Amalgam. http://www.hwc.ca/dataehd/English/mdb/r&s/amalgam_position.htm
Scientific Facts on the Biological Effects of Mercury Amalgam Implants http://www.cco.net/~trufax/reports/merceff.html
The Chemical Manipulation of the Human Population http://www.cco.net/~trufax/menu/chem.html
Amalgam / Mercury Dental Filling Toxicity http://www.tiac.net/users/mgold/dental/amalgam/amalgam.html
The Mercury Controversy. http://www.u-net.com/four-d/mercury.htm
The Brompton Dental Clinic. http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/Brompton_Dental_Clinic A Mercury and Metal Free Dental Practice
Research on Immune System Effects of removing amalgam: http://rtgsun.rtg.ofa.ki.se/forodont/amalgam1.htm
Dental amalgam Removal: http://www.moreton.com.au/ana/handbook/amalgam.htm
Mercury Handling: http://www.mercurysafety.co.uk/
Mercury in Saliva Study: http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/KRAUSS/amalgam.html
Extracts from the AMALGAM mailing list http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/pcsol/extracts.htm
Are Teeth the Root of Most Disease? http://weber.ucsd.edu/~cnorman/Blazing/dental.html
The Health Effects of Mercury http://www.pp.okstate.edu/ehs/training/mercury.htm
Managing Hazardous Waste Generated by Dental Clinics http://es.inel.gov/program/regional/state/minn/mntap/mntap47.html
Health Notes: Mercury Amalgam Fillings http://essentialgarden.com/wbj/sect/002_004_05_007.html
Adverse reactions from dental materials http://www.ub2.lu.se/~medfak/curr-res/.proj/81.html
Books on the Potential Health Effects of Dental Amalgam and Mercury http://www.iousa.net/bioprobe/books.html
Dr. Alan R. Gaby, October Review and Commentary http://www.thorne.com/townsend/oct/gabyoct.html Read the "Mothers' amalgam-mercury accumulates in fetus" section.
Mercury Amalgam ... A Hazardous Material http://pages.prodigy.com/cent4dent/mercury.htm
Soaring Bears Dentistry Page http://ellington.pharm.arizona.edu/~bear/dent.html Tons of links.
The Directory of Helping Services in Southern Arizona http://www.azstarnet.com/public/packages/ir/ag1108.htm Support group for people who feel they have been poisoned by dental toxins; referral source for information on organizations, publications and companies involved in the mercury-free movement; promotion of public education and scientific research; goal is universal access to mercury-free dentistry.
Can Mercury In Dental Fillings Make You Sick? http://www.newhope.com/public/delicious/D!_backs/Apr_95/dental_mercury.b&s.html
Scientific Facts on the Biological Effects of Mercury Amalgams http://www.all-atural.com/merceff1.html
CTC Medical AB & AMA guard - Amalgam info http://www.ctc.se/AMALGAMENG.html
What's New About the Mercury Controversy? http://www.medmarket.com/tenants/reiddds/herbplus/info/levin3.html
Karolinska Institute - Institute of Environmental Medicine Division of Metals & Health http://www.imm.ki.se/VAHTER.HTM
Why Some Dentists Do Not Use Any Mercury 'Silver' Filling Material http://www.holistic.com/~holistic/essays/mercry01.htm
MERCURY IN ONTARIO: AN INVENTORY OF SOURCES, USES, AND RELEASES http://www.cciw.ca/eman-temp/reports/publications/mercury95/part9.html
Dr. Javier Morales D.D.S. and Staff http://www.c-linkusa.com/demo/drmor.html We will not put anything in your mouth that will harm your body.
Heavy Metals: Airborne Lead and Mercury Vapor http://www.medaccess.com/ind_air/prof_07.htm
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, PROFITS AND SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY. http://www.demon.co.uk/solbaram/articles/sclrsp.html INCIDENTS, DISASTERS AND CATASTROPHES, THE WORLD-WIDE STRUGGLE FOR SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY.
A Scientific Response to the American Dental Association's Special Report and Statement of Confidence in Dental Amalgam. http://www.algonet.se/~leif/FUIAOMT1.txt
Bob’s page on ROOT CANALS, DENTAL AMALGAM, FLUORIDATED WATER & TOOTHPASTE! http://hometown.aol.com/Rjj5019/index.html
News waves: Amalgam opponents cry foul http://www.southam.com/nmc/waves/depth/health/mercury960220.html
The issue: Safety of mercury tooth fillings. What's new: Health Canada's safety review suffers a blow to its credibility. What's next: New federal health policy still expected by the summer The Safety of Dental Amalgam: Health Canada States Position http://www.hwc.ca/datapcb/communc/home/news/96_63e.htm
German scientists say amalgam reduces fertility http://home.sol.no/reiersol/heidel.htm
The Health Effects of Dental Amalgam in Children http://adam.cc.sunysb.edu/research/nih/nihrfa/de95004.txt An out-of-date report of a now ongoing National Institute of Dental Research project
The Practice of Don H. Lowrance, MS, DDS - Holistic Dentistry http://www.interconnect.net/dlowrance/ Another in the growing list of mercury-free dentists.
Arthur F. Adams, D.D.S. Home Page http://www.electriciti.com/adamsdds/asclla~1.htm Another mercury-free dentist
Mercury http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/vumcdept/derm/contact/ME010.html Information about and whole list of references to papers about mercury.
Scientifically Proven Facts About Mercury & Dental Amalgam http://www.algonet.se/~leif/FUSCIFCT.html
Leading Edge Scientific Abstracts on Mercury Amalgam Bio-Toxicity http://www.cco.net/~trufax/abstract/mercabst.html
Mercury Poisoning from Dental Amalgam http://www.tile.net/tile/listserv/amalgam.html Get on the Amalgam mailing list.
Tim Stout’s Multiple Sclerosis page http://spider.innercite.com/~tstout/ms/
Mercury Maze http://www.geocities.com/ResearchTriangle/2888/
Rethinking Amalgam http://www.selene.com/healthlink/amalgam.html
Effects of Amalgam Fillings on the Immune System http://rtgsun.rtg.ofa.ki.se/forodont/amalgam1.htm
Michael Royal’s Amalgam Page http://www.fplc.edu/risk/vol2/spring/royal.htm
Ronald Parks MD http://www.doubleclickd.com/ltexpo96/source/fillings.html
Is Amalgam Safe? Another text to examine. http://mars.execulink.com/~manager/fuartcl4.htm
Biological Effects of Mercury from Amalgams http://www.all-natural.com/merceff1.html
Hg pollution from Dental Practice wastewater http://www.waterinfo.com/amalgam.HTM
Good article on toxins - including Amalgam/Mercury. http://main.chem.ohiou.edu/~chem330/tox330_2.html
Access n Able - Australian Health site http://www.moreton.com.au/ana/handbook/amalgam.htm
Shirley’s personal struggle with Alzheimer’s, discussion of a possible http://www.isl.net/~hoffcomp/monjourn.html Amalgam-Mercury link?
Dental Injury hotline & info. http://www.web-maker.com/linkmat.html
Holistic Dentistry: http://www.healthy.net/clinic/therapy/holist/index.html
Condensed from an article by Thomas Levy, M.D., of Colorado Spring, Colorado (Extraordinary Science, April-June 1994). http://www.consultclarity.com/blazing/dental.html
Hulda Clark, Ph.D., N.D., talks with Frank Jerome, D.D.S. about cleaning up your dentalware http://www.consultclarity.com/blazing/dentalware.html
Dr. Shankland’s web page on Amalgam, TMJ, Cavitations, Root Canals, etc. http://www.drshankland.com/
Dental Debates: currently at http://ellington.pharm.arizona.edu/~bear/dent.html
Moving soon to: http://www.dakotacom.net/~bear
Dental Disease Prevention and Resources (lots of links) http://www.holisticmed.com/dental/
Jon Pensyl, DDS Silver/Mercury Dental Filling Advisory Service http://www.well-being.com/pensyl/mercury.htm
Link between ALS, Amalgam & diet. http://members.aol.com/pganzel/my.html
Prostate Health Resources: http://www.prostate90.com/program/dental.html
Karen Snyder's story http://members.tripod.com/~KBS/index.html
Mark Anderson’s article http://www.valleyadvocate.com/articles/dental2.html
Mercury toxicity advice from a Dentist http://pages.prodigy.com/cent4dent
Mercury-free Dental Practice in Brompton England: http://www.mercuryfree.co.uk/
Massive Medical database search engine http://www.healthgate.com/HealthGate/MEDLINE/search.shtml
World Health Organization http://www.who.ch/
Online Dental Injury Community and Search Engine http://web-maker.com/dihi/index.html
DMPS Backfire: http://www.dmpsbackfire.com/
1.6 Million Kids Risk Mercury Poisoning: http://www.ecomall.com/greenshopping/ewgmurcury.htm
Pollution Prevention Great Lakes: http://nwf.org/greatlakes/pp/index.html
Root Canal Links:
Root Canal Cover-Up Are your teeth killing you? http://gerson.org/rootcan.htm
ROOT CANALS POSE HEALTH THREAT - AN INTERVIEW WITH GEORGE MEINIG, D.D.S. http://rheumatic.org/teeth.htm
Cancer: Dental risk: dental metal, root filling! Heart attack - Cancer: 100% of all root canals result in residual infection due to the imperfect seal that allows bacteria to penetrate. The toxins given off by these bacteria are more toxic than mercury. http://home.sol.no/~dusan/cancer_dental_risk.html
Root Canal and Biocompatible Dentistry: http://www.zip.com.au/~rgammal/index.html
Root Canals – Hal Huggins, DDS: http://www.hugnet.com/Resources/rootcanalcoverup.html
Anaerobic bacteraemia and fungaemia of patients receiving endodontic treatment http://www.odontologi.gu.se/ese97/programme/debelian.html
Melanie Yarbrough’s story of health recovery after root canal extraction: http://personal.vallnet.com/kyarbrou/rootcanals.htm
For an opposing view, visit the following site:
Failure of Root Canal Treatment by Dr. John Jeppson - Failure to seal one of these portals of exit can lead to the further leaking of decomposed nerve tissue and bacteria into the bone causing the abscess to continue to form. http://www.drjeppson.com/drjeppson/6/6.html
For information on Stabident treatment see www.dentaldigest.com/wd/fastab.html
Affinity Labeling Technologies, Inc., article on cavitations by Karen and Steve Evans, with links to diagnosing and treatments http://www.altcorp.com/cavitati.htm
Cavitation Case Report http://www.altcorp.com/cavreport.htm
NICO Ultrasonic Imaging http://www.maxillofacialcenter.com/NICOultrasound.html
Clinical Features of NICO http://www.maxillofacialcenter.com/NICOclinical.html
Peak Energy Performance: http://www.peakenergy.com/Trig
Trigeminal Neuralgia and Atypical Facial Neuralgia http://www.cashqwik.com/~imo12267/dental_neuralgia.html
ALT, Inc. solving problems dentistry, medicine and science: http://www.altcorp.com/
Journal of Advancement in Medicine - Winter 1996 Abstracts - Abstracts of Articles TITLE: Routine Dental Extractions Routinely Produce Cavitations Thomas E. Levy, MD, FACC, and Hal A. Huggins, DDS, MS ABSTRACT: Cavitations (Cvs) are persistent holes found at the extraction sites of permanent teeth after apparent healing has taken place. http://www.acam.org/w96-abstract.htm
International Society for Fluoride Research http://www.fluoride-journal.com
CadVision of Canada http://www.cadvision.com/fluoride
Fluoride: Protected Pollutant or Panacea? Are the claimed benefits of ingesting fluoride over-rated and the risks to our health and eco-system under-reported? http://www.cadvision.com/fluoride/index.htm
Fluoride Issues http://www.sonic.net/~kryptox/fluoride.htm
Dental Fluorosis: http://www.inter-view.net/~sherrell
IAOMT Risk Assessment for ingested fluoride http://www.SaveTeeth.org
Zero Waste America http://www.zerowasteamerica.org/Fluoride.htm
The Preventive Dental Health Association's http://emporium.turnpike.net/P/PDHA/health.htm
Stop Fluoridation USA http://www.rvi.net/~fluoride/
Check these sites first to find out what the 'official' pro-amalgam position is.
The American Dental Association (ADA). http://www.ada.org
ADA - Dental Amalgam Topics. http://www.ada.org/topics/amalgam.html
A defense of mercury amalgams by The UMDS Dental School and Hospital:. http://www.umds.ac.uk/elsewhere/dental/mercury.html
Dental mercury - harmless or hazardous? http://www.cityscape.co.uk/users/ad88/mercury.htm
Mercury in Dental Amalgam, is it a Public Concern? http://188.8.131.52/health/service/oralinfo/mercury.html
Possible Health Effects and Dental Amalgam-A scientific review from an expert group to the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare http://www.odont.lu.se/projects/NBHW/amalgam.html
Internet Dentistry Resources http://indy.radiology.uiowa.edu/Beyond/Dentistry/sites.html
Dentist Directory - All About Silver Fillings. http://dentistdirectory.com/amalgam.htm
UPDATE ON AMALGAM SCRAP http://www.brooks.af.mil/AL/AO/AOC/AOCD/HOT/scrap.htm
The Dentistry Homepage http://www.pitt.edu/~cbw/dental.html
Properties of amalgam as a filling material: http://enmpc.org.hk/joylee/english/amalgam.htm
Towne International, Inc. http://www.townedent.com/to1.html Makers of ADA approved dental amalgam.
Ivoclar Vivadent http://www.vivadent.com/restorat/amalgam.htm Another manufacturer of dental amalgam. No mention of mercury whatsoever.
R. Von Hanks, DDS http://www.nas.com/~doc/amalgam.html
Silmet Ltd. http://dentalxchange.com/bjmlab/silmet.htm a state-of-the-art manufacturer of amalgam alloys, all certified by the American Dental Association.