Fluoride Action Network

National Kidney Foundation drops support of fluoridation

Source: Drbicuspid.com | Assistant Editor
Posted on June 20th, 2008

The ADA lost an ally in the water-fluoridation debate when the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) changed its supportive stance on June 7. The foundation’s name has since been removed from the ADA’s Fluoridation Facts compendium.

In a recent position paper, the NKF said that it would be prudent to monitor the fluoride intake of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), and that these patients should be made aware of potential risk from fluoride. The NKF also stated that it no longer has a stance on the optimal fluoridation of water…

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