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October 25, 2021 News NewsOral Health

As Calgary Votes for Fluoride, Some in B.C. Have Hope for ‘Rotten Tooth Capital of Canada’

by CBC

After a year that saw both Regina and Calgary voting to add fluoride to their drinking water, some British Columbians are wondering whether it’s time for cities in the province to finally consider fluoridation. About two-thirds of Calgarians who voted in

October 20, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Fluoridation Still Vital in the Age of COVID-19

by ADA

COVID-19 has reaffirmed the importance of disease prevention and the value of public health infrastructure, according to an article published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry. The pandemic also helps illustrate the barriers standing in the way of —

July 5, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Gaping Hole in Australian Dental Health is Preventable

by The University of Queensland

Children with limited exposure to fluoridated water and a high sugar intake are 70 per cent more likely to develop cavities in their permanent teeth, according to University of Queensland-led research. Professor Loc Do from UQ’s School of Dentistry said a study of

May 26, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Fluoride Expected to Return to Windsor Water Supply in the Fall, Health Unit Says

by CBC

Region’s top doctor says oral health has suffered without fluoride If all goes to plan, fluoridated water will be flowing from local taps this fall for the first time in years, according to the top public health doctor for Windsor and Essex County.

October 7, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Dentists, Health Leaders Frustrated Over New Zealand’s Fluoridation Failure

by Cate Broughton, Stuff.co

Children as young as 18 months continue to suffer with rotten teeth while political parties have dodged responsibility for a proven prevention method – fluoridation of drinking water, leaders in oral health say. At The Press Leaders Debate on Tuesday, Labour

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

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

January 9, 2011 News Evidence based dentistryGeneral NewsPreventive Dentistry

50 reasons to oppose fluoridation

by ken

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

December 3, 2010 News Decay assessment and preventionEvidence based dentistryGeneral NewsPediatric dentistry

Time to move to Alberta – “Four strong winds that blow insanely”

by ken

Calgary residents want fluoridation stopped……….yee haw, or is that hee haw…….plan is to prevent tooth decay by brushing with tar sands………….in the immortal words of Pogo, “we have met the enemy and he is us………..” Did everyone elect Rob Ford