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Spokane. Letter: Fluoride is a safe, effective and important health tool by Kimberly Craven, DDS, and Priti Laselle, MD.
Note from Fluoride Action Network: This letter disgraces its authors as it’s replete with incorrect information generated by the pro-fluoridation lobby and these authors fell hook, line and sinker for it. Just two examples — The authors cite the 2015 study by Broadbent et al. published in the American Journal of Public Health. It was […]United States, Washington State Misinformation
Ballot question No. 3 (in Calgary): Water fluoridation
Note from Fluoride Action Network: We have labeled this misinformation as it presents one-sided and outdated information. This article does not inform readers • Approximately 95% of Europe do not fluoridate their water, eg, France, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Italy, etc. and the health of their teeth are the same, or slightly better, compared to fluoridating […]Canada, Alberta Misinformation
The UK is adding fluoride to water – but what effect will it have? By Damien Walmsley and Alexander John Morris.
Note from Fluoride Action Network: The original article was authored by Amanda Mascarelli, Health + Medicine Editor, of The Conservation. This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. It was slightly rearranged by Damien Walmsley, Professor of Restorative Dentistry, University of Birmingham, and Alexander John Morris, Senior Lecturer in Dental Public […]United Kingdom Misinformation
The UK is adding fluoride to water – but what effect will it have? By Amanda Mascarelli.
Note from Fluoride Action Network: We’ve added this disgraceful article to our relatively new category, “misinformation.” The author, a “Health + Medicine” editor for The Conservation, did nothing to understand the risks involved with fluoridation. The Mother-Offspring fluoride studies jolted many, but not the media, into an awareness that the fetus and the formula-fed infant […]United Kingdom Misinformation
New Health Bill opens water fluoridation ‘breakthrough’, MP says
Note from Fluoride Action Network: We’ve labeled this article as misinformation because it states, “The safety of fluoridation is proven beyond doubt in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Here 60 to 80% of their water supplies receive fluoride…Only dental benefits, with no negative effects have ever been seen in any correctly fluoride areas.” […]United Kingdom Misinformation
Sask. dental public health expert debunks myths, misinformation about community water fluoridation
Note from Fluoride Action Network: We’ve labelled this article as misinformation because chlorine is added to water to kill bacteria to made the water safe to drink, albeit there are less toxic ways to achieve this (eg, ozonation). Fluoride is added to water to treat people. We now know that pregnant women and bottle-fed infants […]Canada, Saskatchewan Misinformation
Fluoride law ensures Iowa citizens understand water changes
Note from Fluoride Action Network: 1) This article was first published on July 16, 2021, in The Gazette. We labeled it as “misinformation” as it’s severely one-sided and the information presented is outdated. There is no discussion of fluoridation’s potential to reduce IQ in children. In brief, Mother-Offspring fluoride studies, many funded by US agencies, […]United States, Iowa Misinformation
Iowa cities must tell citizens before they stop adding fluoride to water, new law says
Note from Fluoride Action Network: 1) We have labeled this article as “misinformation” as it’s severely one-sided and the information presented is outdated. There is no discussion of fluoridation’s potential to reduce IQ in children. In brief, Mother-Offspring fluoride studies, many funded by US agencies, have reported that the fetus and bottle-fed infant living in […]United States, Iowa CDC Misinformation
How to keep your teeth clean, by the UK NHS
Note from the Fluoride Action Network: The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) provides no advice or warnings to pregnant women even though the landmark Mother-Offspring fluoride studies found that increasing fluoride exposure can lead to lower IQ in their offspring. Also, parents of young children are not warned that young children should not swallow their […]United Kingdom Misinformation Toothpaste
Why You Shouldn’t Rinse Your Mouth With Water After Brushing Your Teeth
Note from Waste Not: Because the following is outrageous advice, we have labelled it misinformation. There is no mention of pregnant women. Pregnant women need to be warned not to ingest fluoridated water or fluoridated toothpaste. Why? See the Mother-Offspring fluoride studies. Dr Niger Carter, of the UK’s Oral Health Foundation, is mentioned in this […]United Kingdom Misinformation Toothpaste