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January 11, 2022 News FluorideNewsOral Health

Fluoride to be Added Back in to Windsor, Tecumseh, LaSalle Water Systems

by CBC

After years without fluoride, parts of Windsor-Essex will have the mineral added back into drinking water systems Wednesday. This week, residents in Windsor, Tecumseh and LaSalle will have fluoride flowing into their water systems for the first time since 2013. During a

November 16, 2021 News FluorideNewsOral Health

Calgary to Reintroduce Fluoride to Water Following City Council Vote

by Global News

Fluoride is going back in Calgary water following a Monday decision at city hall. That decision follows a plebiscite question in the October municipal election that found 62 per cent of Calgarians voted in favour of reintroducing the substance dental

October 19, 2021 News FluorideNews

Calgarians Vote Yes to Fluoride in City Water Supply

by CTV News

Calgarian have voted to add fluoride back to the city’s water supply. “I’m thrilled,” said Juliet Guichon, a University of Calgary medical bioethicist and the campaign manager with Fluoride Yes! “And I’m sure I speak on behalf of the small

September 14, 2021 News FluorideNews

University of Calgary Students Urge ‘Yes’ Vote on Fluoridation in Fall Election

by CBC

Some University of Calgary students are urging other students to vote in favour of restoring fluoride in the city’s drinking water in this fall’s election. Fluoride naturally occurs in some foods and is found in the Bow and Elbow Rivers at a

February 27, 2020 News FluorideNews

Studying Fluoride’s Effect on Lead Leaching Will Delay Re-introduction 12 Months in Windsor

by Windsor Star

The controversial re-introduction of fluoride will be delayed 12 months while experts operate a miniature mock-up of the water system to test for possible increased lead levels. The risk of lead leaching is very low, according to a consultant hired

September 19, 2017 News FluorideNews

Prenatal Exposure to Fluoride Linked to Lower IQ Levels

by Angela Mulholland, CTV News

For years, many communities have added fluoride to drinking water to help reduce cavities. But a new study that has found a link between fluoride levels in pregnant women and lower intelligence in their children may provide further ammunition for

January 12, 2017 News Dental CareFluorideNewsPaediatric Dentistry

Sacramento Dentists Having Physicians Apply Fluoride

by Business Wire, Yahoo! Finance

LIBERTY Dental Plan continues to innovate and be a champion for whole health by partnering with the Center for Oral Health, Health Net Dental, Access Dental Plans and medical providers in the program, Early Smiles, Sacramento. This new program will help

March 10, 2016 News Dental CareFluorideGeneral DentistryMedical newsPatient ManagementPublic Relations - Patient Care

Are the silos between medicine and dentistry coming down?

by Kahaliah Richards

Very recently, there have been 2 announcements in the US about training physicians and nurse practitioners to look after oral health problems. The first announcement emanated from the University of California at San Francisco and the latter announcement from Harvard

November 18, 2014 News Dental CareFluorideGeneral NewsKeeping you guessingMedical newsOverall Health

Why do we fluoridate water? Isn’t it dangerous?

by Kahaliah Richards

Fluoridation – the addition of fluoride to municipal water supplies to prevent dental caries – is one of great public health achievements of the 20th century. Fluoridation is also the inspiration for all manner of conspiracy theories, such as it

December 23, 2011 News FluorideResearchTooth decay

Cochrane Issues Study on Fluoride Supplements

by ken

From Dental IQ December 22, 2011 According to the Cochrane Oral Health Group, fluoride supplements failed to reduce tooth decay in primary teeth, permanent teeth cavity-reduction is dubious and health risks are little studied. “When fluoride supplements were compared with

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There is a god; we made the New York Times Sunday Review

by ken

IT’S become commonplace to criticize the “Occupy” movement for failing to offer an alternative vision. But the thousands of activists in the streets of New York and London aren’t the only ones lacking perspective: economists, to whom we might expect

September 9, 2011 News Fluoride

The case against fluoride – London, Ontario

by ken

There are several YOUTUBE videos.. The first part of the seminar is by Pam Killeen (www.pamkilleen.com). She presents her case against fluoride by explaining the work of Canadian dentist, Dr. Weston A. Price. She emphasizes the point that tooth decay

August 28, 2011 News Fluoride

Hardy Limeback – where you be lad?

by ken

Time to reframe this blog. The icanaden forum recently discussed this very issue – hopefully, someone who reads this, the two or three of your who do, may know someone on icanaden. If we use the rule of six degrees

August 10, 2011 News Evidence based dentistryFluorideResearchRestorative

A recent study supports the use of fluoride-releasing dental restoratives

by ken

From Dental Healthub Imaging Wednesday, August 10, 2011 A recent study published in Prilozi (2011, 32(1):283-94;http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21822195) suggests that fluoride-releasing conventional glass ionomer, resin modified glass-ionomer, compomer and glass ionomer cement restorations help to reduce secondary caries in permanent immature and