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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

February 19, 2020 News News

Study: Fluoride Good for Teeth, But Over-Exposure May Damage Enamel

by United Press International

Fluoride helps prevent tooth day — but too much of it can actually negatively affect oral hygiene, a new analysis has suggested. In findings published Tuesday in Science Signaling, researchers have expanded their understanding of how a condition called fluorosis develops.

November 26, 2019 News News

ADA Scrutinizes Proposed Fluoride Hazard Rating

by ADA News

The ADA affirmed its support of the safety of community water fluoridation by sending comments Nov. 19 to National Toxicology Program officials about the draft monograph from the federal agency that postulates that fluoride is “presumed to be a cognitive neurodevelopmental hazard

October 31, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Fluoride Debate At Calgary City Hall Spills Outside Of Chamber

by Calgary Herald

Eight years after Calgary officials elected to discontinue water fluoridation, city council revisited the issue with the release of a new expert report on the benefits and harms of fluoridation and a heated debate at city hall Tuesday. A steady stream of

August 22, 2019 News News

Academy Of General Dentistry Supports Water Fluoridation

by Neil J. Gajjar, DDS, MAGD, President, Academy of General Dentistry

Researchers recently published a study questioning the effectiveness and safety of water fluoridation based on maternal exposure to fluoride during pregnancy.1 The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) believes that, according to generally accepted scientific research, fluoride remains safe at the