Fluoride Toxicity



The Many Layers of the Fluoride Controversy: Part III

In parts one and two of “The Many Layers of Fluoride Controversy,” we discussed the ramifications of fluoride use as it pertains to health, environment and finance.  In this final piece of our series, we take a look at the most influential voices in the fluoride debate.  Thankfully, the tide is slowly beginning to turn when it comes to the dental industry’s position on fluoride...

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The Many Layers of the Fluoride Controversy: Part 2

In the first part of our “Many Layers of Fluoride Controversy” series, we discussed how your health is impacted by fluoride.  Here in Part II we will discuss the environmental and financial implications. Environmental Implications In the last several decades it seems that we human beings are just starting to realize that many of the practices we carry out on a massive scale have a...

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Theodent™ Toothpaste with Rennou™-- a Natural Alternative to Fluoride

Chocolate Toothpaste… The Natural Alternative to Fluoride?

If you were told you could brush your teeth with chocolate, would you do it? What if you were told that it was a natural alternative to fluoride? Well, we are not quite to that point yet, but we’re getting close: a new toothpaste purports to strengthen tooth enamel naturally by using — what else? — an extract from cocoa. Theodent™ toothpaste claims to increase...

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The Top Story Today in Tampa… not what you think

I’m in Tampa, Florida today for a conference and had some shocking news when I woke up. The news? Pinellas County (St. Petersburg, Clearwater, etc.) is REMOVING fluoride from it’s water. The really shocking thing? This news story was AHEAD of the death of the venerable Steve Jobs in this morning’s paper(s). While the battle over fluoride is beginning and/or raging in many municipalities around...

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Dr. Mercola on the Dangers of Fluoridated Toothpaste

Dr. Mercola on the Dangers of Fluoridated Toothpaste

Regular readers of our website, along with our patients, are well aware of the dangers of ingested fluoride. Less frequently we discuss the downsides to topical fluoride (like what you find in most toothpaste). Research that’s been done is spotty at best, but for the most part, research has shown that large doses of topical fluoride MAY have a positive effect on decay. Of course,...

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