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, and food contamination that consequently […]

Titanium Exposure and Human Health

Dr. Blanche Grube, et al, recently published a paper in Oral Science International wherein they discuss impacts of titanium on human health. Abstract Historically, titanium (Ti) has maintained the reputation of being an inert and relatively biocompatible metal, suitable for use in both medical and dental prosthesis. There are many published articles supporting these views, […]