National Alliance For Mercury Free Dentistry
Protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic releases of mercury and mercury compounds.
We Aim to:
Reduce amalgam usage as a filling material by dental practitioners and dental institutions
Build consumer awareness about the ill effects of mercury amalgam and sensitize people about various safe and cosmetically superior alternatives as a replacement of mercury amalgam in dentistry,
Convince the Dental Council and Dental Associations to update the existing dental curriculum by giving more stress safe and effective environmental friendly alternatives to mercury amalgam,
Convince the Federal and State Governments to modify their programs favoring mercury amalgam alternatives as well as safe management of mercury wastes,
Prioritize the more vulnerable groups like children, pregnant / nursing women and to have the policy of NO MERCURY usage in dentistry in these two groups,
Continue work to make clinics and hospitals amalgam‐free,
More focus at the rural India especially at district and taluka level to educate the dentists in these area about the usage of safer alternatives to mercury amalgam,
Conduct various school dental programs to stop the use of mercury amalgam for their dental fillings,
Work towards encouraging and supporting the usage of alternatives which are safe and environmental friendly and to have the curtail costs of alternatives,
Make the state and country aware of Mercury Free Dentistry.