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COP1—Make mercury history Oct 12, 2017 | News Americas

COP1—Make mercury history

The first meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury (COP1) just took place at the International Conference Centre of Geneva in Switzerland and is moving forward in its new directive and mantra “Make mercury history”. During the ongoing efforts of the 83 parties who have ratified the Minamata Convention on Mercury, as well as its signatories, dental amalgam continues to be a topic of great importance to all delegations. Fernando Lugris from Uruguay, ...

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Benefits and safety of charcoal dentifrices investigated Oct 11, 2017 | News Americas

Benefits and safety of charcoal dentifrices investigated

BALTIMORE, U.S.: With promises of whiter and cleaner teeth, charcoal-based oral hygiene products have enjoyed a boost in popularity in recent times, with new products steadily entering oral hygiene racks and online shopping sites alike. However, the results of a literature review conducted by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry have now challenged the marketed benefits of these products.

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