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January 2012

Six Ways Oral Hygiene Keeps You Well

Taking good care of your mouth -- teeth and gums -- does more than help ensure you have a bright, white smile. A healthy mouth and healthy body go hand-in-hand. Good oral hygiene and oral health can improve your overall health, reducing the risk of serious disease and perhaps even preserving your memory in your golden years. The expression, "healthy mouth, healthy you," really is true -- and is backed up by growing scientific evidence. It's never too early to start teaching your children to take care of their teeth and gums -- healthy habits learned in childhood can pay off in adulthood.

Silver Amalgam Use Now the Focus of a United Nations Treaty

Foxnews.com is reporting that a United Nations global mercury treaty on mercury pollution may become reality and America’s dentists could be subjected to an international ban on filling cavities with "Silver Amalgam” containing mercury.

The next round of "mercury talks" is scheduled for Monday in Kenya and State Department officials reportedly said they hope to garner support for a legally-binding treaty to reduce worldwide mercury emissions.

Dr. David Simone, a dental surgeon from Northbrook, Ill.