fluoridated state with less than 16% of the population drinkingartificially fluoridated water.•
Fluoride Does NOT Reduce Tooth Decay
Fluoride is noteffective in reducing tooth decay.No correlation was foundbetween the level of fluoride in water and dental caries. Ref.7,8,9,10&11There appears to be a genetically related increasein tooth decay for Hispanics, Indians, Native Americans andAsians.Decay is related to the educational and economic levelof the parents. Ref. 12,13&14•
Fluoride Is Unapproved By FDA
The FDA considers fluoridean unapproved new drug for which there is no proof of safety oreffectiveness.The FDA does not consider fluoride an essentialnutrient.•
Fluoride Is Highly Toxic
The International Academy of OralMedicine and Toxicology has classified Fluoride as anunapproved dental medicament due to its high toxicity.References1. Maurer, et. al., Fluoride an equivocal carcinogen J.National Cancer Institute 82, 1118-26, 19902. Cohn, Perry D.Ph.D. An Epidemiological Report on Drinking Water Fluoridationand Osteosarcoma in Young Males New Jersey Department of Health, Environmental Health Service, Trenton NJ November 8,19923. Yiamouyiannis, J.A. and Dean Burk, “Fluoridation andCancer: Age Dependence of Cancer Mortality Related toArtificial Fluoridation,” Fluoride, Vol. 10 #3 (102-123) 19774.Hip Fracture rates related to Fluoridated water Journal of theAmerican Medical Association 264(4):500-502 19905. J. C.Robins and J. L. Ambrus, “Studies on Osteoporosis IX. Effect of Fluoride on Steroid Induced Osteoporosis,” ResearchCommunications in Chemical Pathology and Pharmacology,Volume 37, No. 3, pp. 453-461 (1982)6. Freni SC, Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, 42:109-121, 19947.Diesendorf M. Tooth Decay not related to fluoride intake fromwater Nature Vol. 322 10 July 19868. Colquhoun J. Tooth Decayrelated to economics of family American Laboratory 17:98-10919859. Colquhoun J. Community Dentistry and OralEpidemiology 13:37-41 198510. Dr. John Yiamouyiannisstatement both in his book (Fluoride the Aging Factor” pubHealth Action Press 2nd ed. 1986 )and during debates has notbeen challenged by the ADA or others.11. Ziegelbecker D.