Filling in the gaps: What dentists need to know about the Minamata Convention on Mercury
FDI World Dental Federation will host a webinar on the Minamata Convention on Mercury and its impact on the dental profession.
The Convention is a global treaty aimed to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions and releases of mercury and mercury compounds. It also contains nine provisions to phase down the use of dental amalgam.
A group of leading experts will explain the Convention’s dental amalgam phase down provisions, the new EU dental amalgam regulations, best management practices, prevention and alternative materials, as well as the latest research on dental amalgam alternatives. The webinar will also discuss the upcoming third Meeting of the Parties to the Minamata Convention (COP3).
Speakers include: Enzo Bondioni, FDI World Dental Federation Executive Director, Dr Chris Fox, International Association for Dental Research Executive Director, Dr Susie Sanderson British Dental Association President, Pam Clark, International Dental Manufacturers Past President, and Prof. Gottfried Schmalz, International Organization for Standardization ISO/TC106 Dentistry Chair.
The webinar will also feature a live Q&A session at the end.