By Paul Connett, PhD Introduction In Europe, only Ireland (73%), Poland (1%), Serbia (3%), Spain (11%), and the U.K. (11%) fluoridate any of their water. Most developed countries, including Japan and 97% of the western European population, do not consume fluoridated water. Continue reading

Lowering the Levels of Fluoride is Simply Not Enough

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The federal government has proposed that water fluoride levels be lowered to 0.7 parts per million to stem the growing incidence of dental fluorosis (discolored and/or pitted teeth), which now affects 41% of adolescents Continue reading

Popular Infant Juices Contain Too Much Fluoride, Research Shows

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Commonly-consumed infant fruit juices contain fluoride, some at levels higher than recommended for public water supplies which can damage teeth, according to research to be presented on March 17, 2011 at the International Association for Continue reading

Government Advises Less Fluoride in Water

The federal government lowered its recommended limit on the amount of fluoride in drinking water for the first time in nearly 50 years, saying that spots on some children’s teeth show they are getting too much of the mineral. Fluoride Continue reading

Researcher develops accurate method for detecting dangerous fluoride

IMAGE: Sourav Saha and Samit Guha are in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Florida State University. Click here for more information. Used in the proper amounts, it can make teeth stronger and aid in the treatment of osteoporosis. Continue reading