Leo Cashman has served as executive director of DAMS, Dental Amalgam Mercury Solutions, since year 2000. DAMS is a non-profit organization that works to educate the public on dental mercury and other ways that dentistry may affect health. DAMS is a recognized leader in this area of public education. Cashman is editor of the DAMS newsletter, Dental Truth, and he has written extensively on the science, the new developments and the regulatory issues involving dentistry and health. Over the past 18 years, Leo Cashman has been attending conferences of the major academies for holistic (“biological”) dentistry enabling him to learn from many of the top dentists, doctors and scientists on the dental-health connection. Leo Cashman has a BS degree in physics and an MA degree in mathematics.