FDA Rules on Mercury Amalgam

Posted on Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Via Medical News Today: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final regulation today, Wednesday, saying that at the levels dentists use for tooth cavity filling, elemental mercury in dental amalgam does not harm patients, although adverse health effects are known to occur at higher exposures. Dental amalgam is made by combining mercury […]


The Great Mercury Amalgam “Controversy”

Posted on Monday, July 6th, 2009

billhd/Flickr   Speaking of stats, the latest Wealthy Dentist poll shows that 53% of dentists shun mercury amalgam fillings, while 47% still place them. This isn’t really news, though, as the numbers have changed little since the site’s last survey. It’s the dentist explanations for their decisions that we’d like to draw your attention to. […]


Tooth Bleaching and Mercury Amalgam Fillings

Posted on Friday, May 1st, 2009

“Silver” amalgam fillings consistently release mercury vapor, and the amount released varies depending on what sorts of stresses the teeth are under. For instance, more is released when the fillings are under the pressure of chewing, tooth grinding or even regular tooth brushing. But what about when exposed to hydrogen peroxide, which is commonly used […]


Mercury, Mercury Everywhere

Posted on Friday, March 27th, 2009

In his article “Mercury in the Mouth: Are the Health Threats for Real?”, Dr. Verigin describes some of the ways mercury was present in his life from boyhood on: When I was a boy, every time I had a cavity, I would get what the dentist called a “silver filling.” And each time, my mother […]


New WCCC Podcast from Mercury Expert Boyd Haley

Posted on Friday, March 20th, 2009

Via Dana Herbert’s blog… Mercury toxicity expert Dr. Boyd Haley recently made another appearance on WCCC’s Sebastian in the Morning show to talk about “autism and vaccines, Jeremy Piven and mercury toxicity from fish, and mercury in high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS).” And typically excellent talk it was from the biochemist whose ALT Biosciences lab is […]


Choosing Your Route to Healing: A Mercury Removal Case History

Posted on Thursday, March 5th, 2009

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN Our blog is a companion to our newsletter, offering health news, recommended articles and websites, video and more. Its title plays on the ancient Greek aphorism gnothi seauton: know thyself. We believe that knowing thy self and thy health are both crucial to wellbeing. For as our practice philosophy […]


Mercury: Out of Sweden, In Your Soda and Elsewhere in the News

Posted on Friday, January 30th, 2009

Great news out of Sweden: The Government today decided to introduce a blanket ban on mercury. The ban means that the use of dental amalgam in fillings will cease and that it will no longer be permitted to place products containing mercury on the Swedish market. “Sweden is now leading the way in removing and […]


Do Cell Phones and Mercury Fillings Mix?

Posted on Friday, November 21st, 2008

There’s been a good amount of interest lately in a recent study in the Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences investigating the possibility that EMF radiation from cell phones could acceerate the release of mercury from amalgam fillings. The conclusion? In this study, a significant relationship was detected between the mercury levels in urine samples and […]



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