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The Many Layers of the Fluoride Controversy: Part 1

The Many Layers of the Fluoride Controversy: Part 1

Why Use Fluoride? It’s no secret that fluoride consumption is a major source of controversy all over the developed world, and has been for some time now.  Between the growing popularity of homeopathic, holistic health practices and mounting concern over government interference in the daily lives of its citizens, fluoride grows more polarizing as a conversation topic by the day.  It’s become a hot button...

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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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FAN-Australia Drops a Bombshell on Fluoridation

Media Release: Brisbane, Australia 4 April  2011  Merilyn Haines, the director of the newly formed group FAN-Australia (Fluoride Action Network Australia), has found some startling statistics buried deep in official research material by ARCPOH (The Australian Research Centre Population Oral Health at the Adelaide Dental School) that could scuttle the water fluoridation program once and for all.  Haines has found in the ARCPOH statistics that...

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FAN-Australia Drops a Bombshell on Fluoridation

Media Release: Brisbane, Australia 4 April  2011 Merilyn Haines, the director of the newly formed group FAN-Australia (Fluoride Action Network Australia), has found some startling statistics buried deep in official research material by ARCPOH (The Australian Research Centre Population Oral Health at the Adelaide Dental School) that could scuttle the water fluoridation program once and for all. Haines has found in the ARCPOH statistics that...

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Fox News Expert: Fluoride Has Been a Big Experiment

Interesting video from a Fox News segment recently. They had their guest expert on who was a dentist to discuss fluoride. This dentist calls fluoride a “big experiment” and talks about how many unfluoridated communities have LESS decay than fluoridated communities. Take it for what it’s worth, but it’s yet another sign that dentistry is slowly (and begrudgingly) coming to realize that much of what...

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