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Welcome to IAOMT

International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) is a non-profit organization that campaigns against the use of mercury in dental amalgam and promote safe and healthy dental practices among dentists & dental practitioners.

IAOMT Philippines is one of the fourteen affiliated countries of International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology in the US, a research and advocacy group chiefly composed of academics, dental health professionals and scientists working to educate the public and decision-makers on the dangers of mercury fillings.


Managing Dental Amalgam Wastes

16 Oct 2017

One of the basic issues facing the dental sector is how to handle or dispose of dental amalgam wastes. The sector is largely unaware of its contribution to mercury pollution and in effect, does more harm to the environment and surrounding communities. With the Minamata Convention and ongoing efforts to reduce mercury pollution, the Philippine dental sector must step up and be mindful of the wastes it generates. First, remember that whether you are a dentist, a dental aide, or a dental hygienist, all dental health workers are vulnerable to mercury exposure. If your office continues to apply dental amalgam, here... Read more

Safe Amalgam Removal

09 Oct 2017

Safe Amalgam Removal

IAOMT's Safer Amalgam Removal Mercury emissions are high when removing dental amalgam fillings. Remember that safety should always come first. Check out IAOMT's video on safer amalgam removal. Read more

Make Dental Amalgam History

27 Sep 2017

Make Dental Amalgam History

(In photo: IAOMT-Philippines' Dr Lillian Lasaten-Ebuen, DENR's Usec. Cuna, and BAN Toxics' Atty Richard Gutierrez) 26 September 2017 - Geneva, Switzerland 0 Dr Lillian Lasaten-Ebuen, President and Executive Director of the International Association of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) in the Philippines is currently taking part in the historic conference on mercury. From 2011 to the present, Dr Ebuen has been at the forefront of the campaign towards mercury-free dentistry in the Philippines and via participating in local and international conferences on mercury and mercury-containing products. In 2013, the Minamata Convention on Mercury finally came to fruition but the work is far... Read more


You Put What In My Mouth?

YOU PUT WHAT IN MY MOUTH? documents the lives of 3 people as they struggle to inform the federal government and public of dentists' disregard for manufacturer warnings and occupational safety regulations during the placement, polishing and removal of mercury dental fillings. This disregard shields dentists from being aware of the devastating effects of dental mercury exposure to their patients, staff, and the environment.


Smoking Teeth = Poison Gas

The dramatic video titled Smoking Teeth = Poison Gas has had a tremendous impact on both the public and professional audiences.The full version plays 40 minutes with interviews of experts in the fields of mercury toxicology, environmental medicine, politics and dentistry

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