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Fluoride: Cavities & Hypothyroidism
Fluoride is most effective when applied topically to the surface of the teeth. Therefore, it seems unnecessary for over 3/4 of U.S. tap water to contain the chemical for consumption. Fluoride was introduced in the 1940’s as a tap water additive because it helps kill cavity-causing bacteria on people’s teeth. However, none of our body’s […]United States, National USA
EPA investigates toxic ‘forever chemicals’ in pesticides
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is investigating the presence of toxic chemicals in pesticides, which may be coming from their plastic containers, it said on Friday. The agency said in a statement that its testing showed that the chemicals, belonging to a family of substances called PFAS, were “most likely formed” by a reaction while […]United States, National USA Perfluorinated chemicals Pesticides
Today: ‘The Evolving Science of Fluoride Neurotoxicity’ with Christine Till.
Wed, March 3, 2021, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST Register for free here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-evolving-science-of-fluoride-neurotoxicity-tickets-136512315009 About this Event About the Seminar: Science advances by continuously challenging old ideas and adjusting our way of thinking as new knowledge emerges, even if this means that new evidence conflicts with conventional wisdom. In the past few years, emerging […]United States, National USA
Longitudinal caries prevalence in a comprehensive, multicomponent, school-based prevention program.
Background: Globally, children’s caries prevalence exceeds 30% and has not markedly changed in 30 years. School-based caries prevention programs can be an effective method to reduce caries prevalence, obviate traditional barriers to care, and use aerosol-free interventions. The objective of this study was to explore the clinical effectiveness of a comprehensive school-based, aerosol-free, caries prevention […]United States, National USA
CDC: Oral Health Infographics
Oral Health Infographics Cavities Source text Available for Download pdf icon[PDF – 41KB] Source text Available for Download pdf icon[PDF – 40KB] Source text Available for Download pdf icon[PDF – 1.4 MB] Source text Available for Download pdf icon[PDF – 38KB] Community Water Fluoridation Source text Available for Download pdf icon[PDF – 1.6 MB] Dental […]United States, National USA CDC
National Academies Complete Review of National Toxicology Program’s Second Draft Monograph on Fluoride Exposure and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Effects
WASHINGTON — The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released today a review of the National Toxicology Program’s (NTP) second draft of the monograph Systematic Review of Fluoride Exposure and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Health Effects. The committee that wrote the National Academies report was tasked with reviewing the second draft of the monograph and […]United States, National USA
EPA PFAS Regulations: “PFAS A Priority” Says Incoming Administrator
On Wednesday, President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Michael Regan, underwent his confirmation hearing. His nomination received largely bi-partisan support, so it is expected that Mr. Regan will be confirmed as the new Administrator of the EPA in the near future. While Mr. Regan was questioned on many topics during his […]United States, National USA Perfluorinated chemicals
CDC: Disparities in Oral Health
The nation’s oral health has greatly improved since the 1960s, but not all Americans have equal access to these improvements.1 Some racial/ethnic and socioeconomic groups have worse oral health2 as a result of the social determinants of health—conditions in the places where people are born, live, learn, work, and play.3, 4 For example, some […]United States, National USA CDC
Can Mouthwash Really Help With Maskne?
Excerpt … If you are interested in adding an antiseptic mouthwash to your beauty routine, not all mouthwashes are created equal, Dr. Mello warns. “Mouthwashes with alcohol and fluoride have been associated with perioral dermatitis, which can mimic acne or maskne,” she explains. “If you are rinsing with a fluoride or alcohol rinse, and then […]United States, National USA
Court denies US EPA call to remand sulfoxaflor registration
Note from Fluoride Action Network Structural formula for Sulfoxaflor (see more information on its toxicity and USDA Shuts Down Data Collection on Honey Bees) and Sulfoxaflor: Documents. A federal appeals court has handed a victory to environmentalists challenging the EPA’s registration of the insecticide, sulfoxaflor. The verdict also denies a request by the Agency to […]United States, National USA Pesticides