Fluoride Action Network


  • The Fluoride IQ studies

    The Fluoride IQ Studies Fluoride’s ability to damage the brain is one of the most active areas of fluoride research today. Over 600 studies have found that fluoride can damage the brain. • From 1989 to 2022, a total of 85 studies have investigated the relationship between fluoride and human intelligence. • 76 studies have […]

  • 2019: Latest Information

    Dramatic increases in dental fluorosis point to widespread fluoride overexposure with risk of neurotoxicity March 15, 2019 – Researchers report a huge increase in dental fluorosis in the USA in a paper just published in the Journal of Dental Research – Clinical & Translational Research. Dental fluorosis is a tooth enamel defect caused by excessive […]

  • C8 Science Panel finds more problems in new studies

    When last we heard from the three scientists on the C8 Science Panel, they were explaining to Wood County Circuit Judge J.D. Beane all their reasons for not yet issuing a finding about whether there is a “probable link” between exposure to the chemical C8 and adverse human health effects. Well, the Science Panel has […]

  • Studies of Fluoride Supplements: No Evidence of Safety – No Benefit Either

    According to the Cochrane Oral Health Group, fluoride supplements fail to reduce tooth decay in primary teeth, permanent teeth cavity-reduction is dubious and health risks are little studied (1). Further, “When fluoride supplements were compared with topical fluorides or with other preventive measures, there was no differential effect on permanent or deciduous teeth,” write Cochrane […]

  • Fluoride Can Cause Cancer, Studies Show

    Many published human and animal studies have reported an association between fluoride and various cancers, including valid and unrefuted scientific evidence that fluoride can increase the risk of osteosarcoma (a type of bone cancer) in boys and young men, reports the Fluoride Action Network (FAN) in its recent submission to the California Environmental Protection Agency’s […]

  • Waterloo. Kirshen opinion: Studies show fluoridation is safe and effective

    Second opinion In her letter published Oct. 23 – Where’s the Science? – Waterloo Coun. Angela Vieth suggests she’s been waiting three years for the science that proves water fluoridation is safe and effective. The science has always been there, and it must be reviewed and interpreted accurately by experts with the proper education and […]

  • Fluoride No Benefit to Poor, studies show

    Even when fluoridated water is the most consumed item, cavities are extensive in low-income Americans when their diets are bad, according to Caries Research. (1) Burt and colleagues studied low-income African-American adults, 14-years-old and over, living in Detroit, Michigan, where water suppliers add fluoride chemicals attempting to prevent cavities. Yet, 83% of this population has […]

  • New Studies: Fluoridation fails to reduce cavities in New York City and nationally

    New research shows that fluoride chemicals added to U.S. public water supplies are not reducing tooth decay as promoted and promised by government agencies, reports the New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation, Inc. (NYSCOF). Using federal statistics, the West Virginia University Rural Health Research Center reports that urban U.S. children, with more exposure to […]

  • Belgium, France, Ireland Cut Fluoride Use – Health Concerns Cited – British Scientists Request Health Studies

    Because of health concerns, Belgium banned the sale of fluoride supplements to prevent tooth decay, France removed sodium fluoride from the market for the treatment of osteoporosis and Ireland plans to lower water fluoride levels. And, because poor quality research has been carried out on fluoride and health, British scientists called, on Thursday (September 5, […]

  • Ohio/WV: New C8 studies set to begin

    PARKERSBURG – A member of the C8 Science Panel was in town Wednesday to announce the next round of follow-up C8 health studies that will begin at the end of April. Science panelist Dr. Kyle Steenland with the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, stopped in Parkersburg to announce the two follow-up studies to […]