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Notable New Research: Mercury Vapor Exposure

Mercury Vapour Exposure During Dental Student Training in Amalgam Removal Abstract Background Amalgam that is used for dental fillings contains approximately 50% elemental mercury. During dental student training, amalgam is often removed by drilling without the use of water spray and suction, which are protective measures in preventing mercury aerosol. In this study we measured […]

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The Gateway to Internal Health

IABDM member Dr. Felix Liao was one of two DC area dentists profiled by Asian Fortune magazine last month. Felix Liao, D.D.S, is not a dentist. He is a whole mouth doctor. The holistic practitioner sees thousands of patients in his pristine office in Falls Church, Va. and performs various treatments, some of which push […]

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Member News: Dr. Nick Meyer to Present on Neuromuscular Dentistry, Fall 2013

IABDM board member and past president Dr. Nicholas Meyer will be presenting “Neuromuscular Dentistry as a Basis for Holistic Medicine” at the 24th B. Jankelson Memorial Lecture Forum this autumn. The forum is a program of the International College of Cranio-Mandibular Orthopedics (ICCMO), a society of health care professionals who have a common interest in […]

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Many Systemic Health Issues Can Start in the Mouth

Even infertility, explains IABDM President Dr. Blanche Grube in the latest issue of Your Health Connection Magazine. “The percentage of infertile couples has steadily increased over the years until it has reached epidemic proportions,” Dr. Grube said. “What most couples don’t realize and in fact don’t even consider is that their infertility can come from […]

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Practice Opportunity: Canadian Dental Hygiene Practice Seeks Biological Dentist

Genesis Dental Hygiene Care – an independent dental hygiene practice in Midland, Ontario, Canada – is seeking a biological dentist to compliment the owner, a biological dental hygienist. This would be the first biological team of this nature north of Toronto. There are no biological dentists within a driving radius of 1.5 hours. Commitment would […]

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Dentists and Physicians Urge You to Vote NO on Water Fluoridation

The International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine (IABDM) recommends a NO vote on mandated water fluoridation in Portland. Fluoride in the public water supply poses risks for infants and small children. Fluoride has the potential to cause damage because of its toxicity to multiple organ systems, including the kidneys, the endocrine and skeletal systems […]

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Go Green (Dentistry)! A Special Offer for IABDM Members

This May, the Eco-Dentistry Association will be holding its inaugural conference at the Robert Redford Conference Center in Sundance, Utah – a first of its kind gathering, focused on the opportunities presented by a greener dental industry. Says conference coordinator Olga Slobodyanyuk, “We’ve got really wonderful and engaging speakers signed up and will be offering […]

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Cavitations & Bone Loss: Info Needed

An IABDM member asks: Does anyone have the reference for Jerry Bouquot’s statment that with jawbone cavitations, 40% bone loss occurs before it is visible on x-rays? If you do, please post the citation details in the comments below. The member would also like to contact Dr. Bouquot directly, so if you happen to have […]

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IABDM 2013: A Meeting You Don't Want to Miss!

IABDM Executive Director Dr. Dawn Ewing has been busy making arrangements for this year’s meeting in Houston, and it’s one you don’t want to miss! Our theme? Inflammation: The Key to Degenerative Diseases The when and where? October 11-13, 2013 at Hilton Houston North The presenters and topics? Dr. Nathan Bryan, MD: Oral Microbial Nitric […]

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Notable New Research: Antioxidants & Heavy Metals

An in vitro study in the latest Archives of Oral Biology shows how pure antioxidants may protect oral fibroblasts against the detrimental effects of copper, nickel and zinc: Antioxidant Combinations Protect Oral Fibroblasts Against Metal-Induced Toxicity Symone M. San Miguel, Lynne A. Opperman, Edward P. Allen, Jan E. Zielinski,Kathy K.H. Svobodaemail Archives of Oral Biology […]

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