Oral Health Group

50 reasons to oppose fluoridation


Dr. Paul Connet, Ph.D. of St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY offers 50 reasons to oppose fluoridation as listed below and the statements are slightly edited.

1, Humans don’t need fluoride to have good teeth;
2, Fluoridation is unnecessary. Most Western European countries are not fluoridated and they have experienced the same decline in dental decay as the U.S. where a majority of cities are fluoridated;
3, Fluoridation’s role in the decline of tooth decay is in serious doubt;

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4, Where fluoridation has been discontinued in communities in Canada and other countries, dental decay has not increased but actually decreased;
5, Dental crises were reported to have occurred in U.S. cities where fluoride has been added to drinking water for over 20 years; Tooth decay is more correlated with income than fluoride levels in water;

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