Fluorosis, Dental: A chronic endemic form of hypoplasia of the dental enamel caused by drinking water with a high fluorine content during the time of tooth formation, and characterized by defective calcification that gives a white chalky appearance to the enamel, which gradually undergoes brown discoloration. (Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p286)Dental Caries: Localized destruction of the tooth surface initiated by decalcification of the enamel followed by enzymatic lysis of organic structures and leading to cavity formation. If left unchecked, the cavity may penetrate the enamel and dentin and reach the pulp.Fluorides: Inorganic salts of hydrofluoric acid, HF, in which the fluorine atom is in the -1 oxidation state. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed) Sodium and stannous salts are commonly used in dentifrices.Health Education, Dental: Education which increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of dental health on a personal or community basis.Maintenance: The upkeep of property or equipment.Cariostatic Agents: Substances that inhibit or arrest DENTAL CARIES formation. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)Public Opinion: The attitude of a significant portion of a population toward any given proposition, based upon a measurable amount of factual evidence, and involving some degree of reflection, analysis, and reasoning.Oral Health: The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.Northern Territory: Territory in north central Australia, between the states of Queensland and Western Australia. Its capital is Darwin.Economics, Dental: Economic aspects of the dental profession and dental care.Consumer Advocacy: The promotion and support of consumers' rights and interests.Dental Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to dental or oral health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Toothpastes: Dentifrices that are formulated into a paste form. They typically contain abrasives, HUMECTANTS; DETERGENTS; FLAVORING AGENTS; and CARIOSTATIC AGENTS.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Europe, EasternWater Supply: Means or process of supplying water (as for a community) usually including reservoirs, tunnels, and pipelines and often the watershed from which the water is ultimately drawn. (Webster, 3d ed)Oral Hygiene: The practice of personal hygiene of the mouth. It includes the maintenance of oral cleanliness, tissue tone, and general preservation of oral health.Health Services, Indigenous: Health care provided to specific cultural or tribal peoples which incorporates local customs, beliefs, and taboos.History, 21st Century: Time period from 2001 through 2100 of the common era.Public Health Administration: Management of public health organizations or agencies.Dentists: Individuals licensed to practice DENTISTRY.Consumer Health Information: Information intended for potential users of medical and healthcare services. There is an emphasis on self-care and preventive approaches as well as information for community-wide dissemination and use.Fluoridation: Practice of adding fluoride to water for the purpose of preventing tooth decay and cavities.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.United StatesHealth Plan Implementation: Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.Epidemiological Monitoring: Collection, analysis, and interpretation of data about the frequency, distribution, and consequences of disease or health conditions, for use in the planning, implementing, and evaluating public health programs.Cost-Benefit Analysis: A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.Environmental Monitoring: The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)Vascular Cell Adhesion Molecule-1: Cytokine-induced cell adhesion molecule present on activated endothelial cells, tissue macrophages, dendritic cells, bone marrow fibroblasts, myoblasts, and myotubes. It is important for the recruitment of leukocytes to sites of inflammation. (From Pigott & Power, The Adhesion Molecule FactsBook, 1993, p154)Umbilical Veins: Venous vessels in the umbilical cord. They carry oxygenated, nutrient-rich blood from the mother to the FETUS via the PLACENTA. In humans, there is normally one umbilical vein.Intercellular Adhesion Molecule-1: A cell-surface ligand involved in leukocyte adhesion and inflammation. Its production is induced by gamma-interferon and it is required for neutrophil migration into inflamed tissue.Endothelial Cells: Highly specialized EPITHELIAL CELLS that line the HEART; BLOOD VESSELS; and lymph vessels, forming the ENDOTHELIUM. They are polygonal in shape and joined together by TIGHT JUNCTIONS. The tight junctions allow for variable permeability to specific macromolecules that are transported across the endothelial layer.Endothelium, Vascular: Single pavement layer of cells which line the luminal surface of the entire vascular system and regulate the transport of macromolecules and blood components.Human Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cells: Endothelial cells that line venous vessels of the UMBILICAL CORD.Reactive Oxygen Species: Molecules or ions formed by the incomplete one-electron reduction of oxygen. These reactive oxygen intermediates include SINGLET OXYGEN; SUPEROXIDES; PEROXIDES; HYDROXYL RADICAL; and HYPOCHLOROUS ACID. They contribute to the microbicidal activity of PHAGOCYTES, regulation of signal transduction and gene expression, and the oxidative damage to NUCLEIC ACIDS; PROTEINS; and LIPIDS.OregonSodium Fluoride: A source of inorganic fluoride which is used topically to prevent dental caries.Silicic Acid: A hydrated form of silicon dioxide. It is commonly used in the manufacture of TOOTHPASTES and as a stationary phase for CHROMATOGRAPHY.Encyclopedias as Topic: Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)Fluorides, Topical: Fluorides, usually in pastes or gels, used for topical application to reduce the incidence of DENTAL CARIES.Tooth: One of a set of bone-like structures in the mouth used for biting and chewing.Water: A clear, odorless, tasteless liquid that is essential for most animal and plant life and is an excellent solvent for many substances. The chemical formula is hydrogen oxide (H2O). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Tooth Discoloration: Any change in the hue, color, or translucency of a tooth due to any cause. Restorative filling materials, drugs (both topical and systemic), pulpal necrosis, or hemorrhage may be responsible. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p253)Photography, Dental: Photographic techniques used in ORTHODONTICS; DENTAL ESTHETICS; and patient education.Snow: Frozen water crystals that fall from the ATMOSPHERE.AlaskaSunlight: Irradiation directly from the sun.Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.Ice Cover: A thick mass of ICE formed over large regions of land; RIVERS; LAKES; ponds; or SEAWATER.Bacteria: One of the three domains of life (the others being Eukarya and ARCHAEA), also called Eubacteria. They are unicellular prokaryotic microorganisms which generally possess rigid cell walls, multiply by cell division, and exhibit three principal forms: round or coccal, rodlike or bacillary, and spiral or spirochetal. Bacteria can be classified by their response to OXYGEN: aerobic, anaerobic, or facultatively anaerobic; by the mode by which they obtain their energy: chemotrophy (via chemical reaction) or PHOTOTROPHY (via light reaction); for chemotrophs by their source of chemical energy: CHEMOLITHOTROPHY (from inorganic compounds) or chemoorganotrophy (from organic compounds); and by their source for CARBON; NITROGEN; etc.; HETEROTROPHY (from organic sources) or AUTOTROPHY (from CARBON DIOXIDE). They can also be classified by whether or not they stain (based on the structure of their CELL WALLS) with CRYSTAL VIOLET dye: gram-negative or gram-positive.Science: The study of natural phenomena by observation, measurement, and experimentation.
The use of fluoride supplements as a prevention for tooth decay is rare in areas with water fluoridation, but was recommended ... Fluoridation Facts (PDF). American Dental Association. 2005. p. 29. "Table 23, Surveillance for Dental Caries, Dental Sealants ... In November 2006 the American Dental Association published information stating that water fluoridation is safe, effective and ... and public water fluoridation. The last of these sources is directly or indirectly responsible for 40% of all fluorosis, but ...
"Fluoridation questions and answers". Ministry of Health (New Zealand). Retrieved 7 November 2016. "Fight over fluoride ... Paul Connett is a prominent water fluoridation critic, executive director of the Binghamton, New York based Fluoride Action ... Paul Connett bio Paul Connett and AESHP Connett, Paul H. (April 2004). "Fifty reasons to oppose fluoridation". Medical Veritas ... Connett has been invited by environmental organizations opposing fluoridation to come and lecture on the subject in ...
"The Story of Fluoridation". National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Retrieved 30 March 2016. Stein, Natalie. " ... Retrieved 30 March 2016. Hossain M.I.; Wahed M.A.; Ahmed S. (2005). "Increased food intake after the addition of amylase-rich ... Retrieved 2016-03-30. Park YK, Sempos CT, Barton CN, Vanderveen JE, Yetley EA (2000). "Effectiveness of food fortification in ... Retrieved 2016-03-30. "A dose of vitamin D history". Nature Structural Biology. 9 (2): 77. 2002. doi:10.1038/nsb0202-77. Holick ...
A majority voted for the return of city water fluoridation. Incumbent mayor Julie Hardaker was re-elected with a 2,911-vote ... The council wrote to Minister of Health Tony Ryall requesting that, as a health issue, water fluoridation be decided by the ... The cost of water fluoridation was estimated by the city council as $48,000 per year. On election day, the referendum result ... As the referendum was not binding, a council vote was required to restart fluoridation. On 28 November 2013 the HCC delayed its ...
Fluoridation of water has its critics (see Water fluoridation controversy). Fluoridated toothpaste is in common use, but is ... The fluoridation of water is known to prevent tooth decay and is considered by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ... For this reason, it is used in toothpaste and water fluoridation. At much higher doses and frequent exposure, fluoride causes ... In the lower doses used for water fluoridation, the only clear adverse effect is dental fluorosis, which can alter the ...
Dean's legacy comes almost entirely from his research into fluoridation. At the urging of Dr. Frederick McKay and others ... "Fluoridation protocols". The Lasker Foundation. Retrieved January 25, 2017. "Effective, Safe". Bennington Banner. April 30, ... "HT Dean´s epidemiology of Mottled Teeth". The History of Fluorine, Fluoride and Fluoridation. Retrieved October 2, 2016. ... Achievements in public health, 1900-1999: fluoridation of drinking water to prevent dental caries. JAMA. 2000;283(10):1283-6. ...
Woodforth was quoted by the Courier Mail as being in support of ceasing fluoridation of the Queensland water supply. This was ... Annie Guest (11 December 2012). "Queensland under fire over fluoridation". AM. ABC Australia. Retrieved 8 May 2016. ... Retrieved 18 June 2016. Robyn Ironside (10 December 2012). "Jason Woodforth gets the drill on fluoride sniping". The Courier- ... Retrieved 8 May 2016. Jason Woodforth (31 May 2012). "MAIDEN SPEECH" (PDF). Hansard. Government of Queensland. Retrieved 8 May ...
The NHMRC released the public statement of efficacy and safety of fluoridation 2007 to set the recommended water fluoridation ... "The British Fluoridation Society", A guide to the action of fluoride in the prevention of dental decay, 2016. retrieved on 2016 ... "Health effects of water fluoridation", 2016-04-06. retrieved on 2016-04-11. Darby ML, Walsh M. Dental hygiene: theory and ... Pizzo, G.; Piscopo, M. R.; Pizzo, I.; Giuliana, G. (2007). "Community Water Fluoridation and Caries Prevention: A Critical ...
"Dentists drill councils over water fluoridation decay". Government News. 13 January 2014. "Yass Branch". www.nswrail.net. ... 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2017. Macquarie ABC Dictionary. The Macquarie Library Pty Ltd. 2003. p. 1150. ISBN 1- ...
Water fluoridation: a manual for engineers and technicians [PDF]; 1986 [archived 2017-02-08; Retrieved 2016-01-18]. Satake, M; ... For example, fluoride containing compounds are dissolved to supply fluoride ions for water fluoridation. Solid ionic compounds ... Retrieved 14 January 2016. Atkins & de Paula 2006, pp. 150-157. Atkins & de Paula 2006, pp. 761-770. Atkins & de Paula 2006, pp ... Retrieved 2016-01-19. Ashcroft & Mermin 1977, p. 383. Zumdahl 1989, p. 444-445. Moore, Lesley E. Smart; Elaine A. (2005). Solid ...
2014 Water Fluoridation Statistics , Statistics , Community Water Fluoridation , Oral Health , CDC [Internet]. Cdc.gov. 2017 [ ... Even with fluoridation and oral hygiene, tooth decay is still the most common diet-related disease affecting many people. Tooth ... Water fluoridation is the implementation of artificial fluoride in public water supplies with the intentions to halt the ... 2]. Mullen J. History of Water Fluoridation. BDJ. 2005;199:1-4. Fejerskov O, Nyvad B, Kidd E. Dental caries. 1st ed. Chichester ...
National Netword for Oral Health Access (1 October 2012). "Effective Messaging: Fluoridation & the Dental Workforce" (PDF). The ... dedicated to promoting fluoridation of community water supplies. That same presentation also emphasized changing the topic of ... Retrieved 21 July 2016. Maybe after I post it, we could go trolling some more and see what happens. Esan, David (2 October 1992 ... Retrieved 16 July 2016. Some people call this game trolling for newbies Zotti, Ed; et al. (14 April 2000). "What is a troll?". ...
... water fluoridation has been contentious and opposition to water fluoridation exists despite its support by public health ... Water fluoridation is the controlled addition of fluoride to a public water supply in order to reduce tooth decay. Its use in ... Water and milk fluoridation are two forms of systemic fluoride therapy that have been demonstrated to be effective at ... All fluoridation methods provide low concentrations of fluoride ions in saliva, thus exerting a topical effect on the plaque ...
Water fluoridation to be implemented Australia-wide, with subsidies for remote areas. Federal anti-corruption body to be ... In the 2016 federal election, the Australian Progressives fielded two senate candidates in New South Wales, Queensland, South ... "Candidates for the 2016 federal election". Australian Electoral Commission. 12 June 2016. Retrieved 12 June 2016. ...
Although water fluoridation has been praised as one of the top medical achievements of the 20th century, fluoride-containing ... Achievements in public health, 1900-1999: Fluoridation of drinking water to prevent dental caries. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. ... Valkenburg, Cees; Slot, Dagmar E.; Bakker, Eric W.P.; Van der Weijden, Fridus A. (2016-12-01). "Does dentifrice use help to ... Kidd, Fejerskov, Edwina, Ole (2016). Essentials of Dental Caries. Oxford University Press. p. 97. ISBN 9780198738268. "Tainted ...
Evans won the Australian Skeptics 2015 Bent Spoon Award for "his diet promotions, campaigns against fluoridation and support of ... Evans is opposed to fluoridation of drinking water, and considers ingredients in many sunscreen products to be "poisonous". ... Retrieved 2016-09-08. "Pete Evans on his new book Healthy Every Day". Nzherald.co.nz. Retrieved 13 October 2014. "Paleo and My ... Retrieved 4 September 2016. "Don't be fooled, Pete Evans is not a health professional, writes Dr Brad McKay". News.Com.Au. ...
Though fluoridation to prevent tooth decay had been occurring in many areas across the Netherlands for years, the Supreme Court ... She also took the leading role in attempting to establish a legal basis for the fluoridation of drinking water. ... Retrieved 21 June 2016. HA Edeler (23 September 2009). De drinkwaterfluoridering : tandartsen, staat en volksgezondheid in ...
Western Australians should have access to water free from fluoridation chemicals to minimise harmful effects on human health ... Retrieved 21 November 2016. "Australian Mental Health Party (AMHP)". Australian Mental Health Party. Retrieved 5 June 2017. " ... Wynne, Emma (1 November 2016). "Daylight Saving Party formed to push for fifth Western Australian referendum". ABC Radio Perth ... and 2016. Besides the two major party groupings, there is one other party of particular significance in the Australian ...
Early opposition to water fluoridation included chiropractors, some of whom continue to oppose it as being incompatible with ... Jones RB, Mormann DN, Durtsche TB (1989). "Fluoridation referendum in La Crosse, Wisconsin: contributing factors to success" ( ... Some chiropractors oppose vaccination and water fluoridation, which are common public health practices. Within the chiropractic ... In addition to traditional chiropractic opposition to water fluoridation and vaccination, chiropractors' attempts to establish ...
Fluoridation Group from 2008, Infrastructure Group from 2008; Treasurer All-Party Thailand Group from 2009; Vice-chair All- ... Fluoridation Group from 2008, Infrastructure Group from 2008; Treasurer Thailand Group from 2009; Vice-chair Cannabis and ... In the 2016 EU referendum, he was a supporter of Brexit. Brady was appointed a Knight Bachelor in the 2018 New Year Honours ... Retrieved 4 July 2016. Goodenough, Tom (16 February 2016). "Which Tory MPs back Brexit, who doesn't and who is still on the ...
Vallone also opposes water fluoridation in New York. In April 2009 Vallone supported a proposed ban on pit bulls, Dobermans, ... In 2015 Vallone was nominated to be a Civil Court judge in Queens and was sworn in January 2016. The term of a Civil Court ... Retrieved 21 December 2016. "Vallone Jr. Sworn In As Civil Court Judge - www.qgazette.com - Queens Gazette". Retrieved 21 ... "De Blasio tops Democratic mayoral field; Katz wins Queens Dem BP nod". Retrieved 21 December 2016. Official NYC Council Website ...
... to water fluoridation, to JobPath, and to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. In November 2017, the Standards ... "Election 2016 - Louth". RTÉ. February 2016. "For Health Reasons Alone, Irish Cult Must Be Stopped". Unitedpeople.ie. 4 November ... Rudd was due to contest the Louth constituency for the party at the 2016 general election, but withdrew, citing "family and ... 2016. Retrieved 6 December 2017. "The Mad Privatisation Agenda - Detailed Edition , UnitedPeople". Unitedpeople.ie. 1 April ...
... election for the Australian Senate and it has policies that oppose compulsory vaccination programs and water fluoridation. ... 8 November 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016. "Notice under s.133(1A) of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 - Involuntary ... It was registered federal elections on 26 October 2016. The party intends to run candidates in the next Australian federal ...
... is also the only remaining local government area in the Northern Rivers region to reject fluoridation of its water supply. Iggy ... At the 2016 census, Mullumbimby and the surrounding area had a population of 3,596 people. Locals refer to the town as "Mullum ... 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 November 2017. "NSW Electoral District - Ballina". Electoral Commission NSW. Retrieved 10 ...
http://www.oldthinkernews.com/2010/12/09/new-york-water-commissioner-1956-states-reasons-for-opposition-to-fluoridation/ ... https://www.nytimes.com/1985/04/17/nyregion/arthur-ford-93-dies-led-city-water-board.html Accessed Oct 11, 2016 Public Letter ... http://cfic.us/articles/Fluoride+lead.pdf Accessed Oct 11, 2016. ... Accessed Oct 11, 2016 The Insanity of Water Fluoridation by ...
2005 . Archived from the original on 2016-05-22.. *^ a b c d Quack Medicine: A History of Combating Health Fraud in ... 2016-04-04. Retrieved 2019-02-14.. *^ Atwood, K.C., IV (September-October 2003). "The Ongoing Problem with the National Center ... Retrieved 2016-10-15.. *^ Tyreman, Stephen (2011-05-01). "Values in complementary and alternative medicine". Medicine, Health ... "NCCIH Strategic Plan 2016-2021, or: Let's try to do some real science for a change". Science-Based Medicine. ...
... other than that responsible for fluoridation). As mentioned previously in this paper, water fluoridation is a federal law; ... Water fluoridation was discussed at three national oral health conferences in 1986, 1993 and 2004 32. The method is one of the ... Fluoridation of the public water supply is a safe, effective and inexpensive method that has been helping humankind to control ... Fluoridation of public water supply is the most important method of fluoride use in public health for dental caries prevention ...
These statistics were prepared using water system data reported by states to the CDC Water Fluoridation Reporting System as of ... Census Bureau state population estimates for July 2016, and population estimates served by public water supply as published by ... Community Water Fluoridationplus icon *Water Fluoridation Basicsplus icon *75 Years of Community Water Fluoridation ... State Fluoridation Percentage Calculations and States Ranked by Fluoridation Percentage. State. Persons Receiving Fluoridated ...
For fluoridation to stop, the majority of those towns (at least four) would have had to vote to put the question on their ... Expressing concern about fluoridation is a "new position for the district.". "All were here to do is actually request that the ... Fluoridation: Worsening the Lead Crisis in Flint, and Beyond. Print-Friendly Copy of Report Press Release: Fluoride in Water ... Kennebunk, Kennebunkport and others: Fluoridation vote delayed until 2016. Source: Kennebunk Post , August 1st, 2014 , By Alex ...
Public Health Service Surgeon General has committed his or her support for community water fluoridation. ... Community Water Fluoridationplus icon *Water Fluoridation Basicsplus icon *75 Years of Community Water Fluoridation ... Water Fluoridation Guidelines & Recommendationsplus icon *Surgeons Generals Statements on Community Water Fluoridation ... Water Fluoridation Reporting Systemplus icon *Water Fluoridation Reporting System Data Stream Infographic ...
ISBN 0-9547684-0-X. The extent of water fluoridation [PDF]. p. 55-80. "Community Water Fluoridation --- 2014 Water Fluoridation ... Fluoridation became an official policy of the U.S. Public Health Service by 1951, and by 1960 water fluoridation had become ... Public water fluoridation was first practiced in the U.S. As of 2012, 25 countries have artificial water fluoridation to ... In other locations, fluoridation was used and then discontinued: in Kuopio, Finland, fluoridation was used for decades but was ...
Fluoridation Useless for Low-Income Children, Federal Data Shows Fluoridation Useless for Low-Income Children, Federal Data ... Fluoridation of Canterburys drinking water is shaping up as a major issue at at Octobers district health board elections. The ... The benefits of fluoridation in combination with regular brushing and a low-sugar diet were clear, and groups like Fluoride ... "Fluoridation first started in New Zealand in Hastings in 1954 and theyve been making claims that fluoride causes defects in ...
THE END OF FLUORIDATION WILL COME KATHLEEN KREVETSKI: THE END OF FLUORIDATION WILL COME. FEB. 26, 2016, 7:00 PM Editors note: ... Stop Chemical Water Fluoridation Toronto and Canada. Stop Chemical Water Fluoridation Toronto and Canada. 95% of the world has ... UK Against Fluoridation Monday, February 29, 2016. NHS CHIEF DISAPPOINTED WATCHING REPORTS ABOUT INCREASED IN TOOTH EXTRACTIONS ... Two New Mexico Cities End Fluoridation Hurray!. Bit out of date - Albuquerque, New Mexico 500,000 April 11, 2012 ...
... to protect fluoridation. Also buried in the budget is $10 million in fluoridation grants to preserve or instigate fluoridation. ... Cairns doctors table petition in support of water fluoridation Cairns doctors table petition in support of water fluoridation. ... The people clearly dont like fluoridation. Unfortunately my area has had enforced fluoridation for over 30 years now and the ... State laws were enacted to mandate fluoridation to nullify the power of local fluoridation-rejecting municipalities in both ...
The fluoridation of drinking water supplies in Tasmania is regulated by the Fluoridation Act 1968. Under the Act, the need to ... Water fluoridation was introduced in Western Australia in Perth in 1968, and is regulated by the Fluoridation of Public Water ... The fluoridation of Victorias drinking water supplies is regulated by the Health (Fluoridation) Act 1973, by the Department of ... The use of fluoride is regulated by the Fluoridation of Public Water Supplies Act 1957, and the Fluoridation of Public Water ...
The extent of water fluoridation [PDF]. p. 55-80. *^ "Community Water Fluoridation --- 2014 Water Fluoridation Statistics". www ... milk fluoridation and salt fluoridation in Africa, Asia, and Europe. The WHO supports fluoridation of water in some areas. ... Fluoridation Facts. 2005. Quote is from Water Fluoridation Press Kit. *^ Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, Surgeon General of the ... One in a Million: The facts about water fluoridation. 3rd ed. Manchester: British Fluoridation Society; 2012. ISBN 0-9547684-0- ...
... The city is the largest in the country that still does not fluoridate its ... Mainstream liberals see fluoridations benefits as obvious, but they have hit an unexpected juggernaut of opposition from ... The Sierra Club warns that fluoridation could put traces of arsenic, lead and other heavy metals in the Columbia and Willamette ... That the citys two premier black organizations are at loggerheads over the fluoridation referendum is only one measure of how ...
EPA ban water fluoridation after they have received a petition detailing the risks of water fluoridation to human health? ... EPA ban water fluoridation after they have received a petition detailing the risks of water fluoridation to human health? ... The papers authors even pointed out that water fluoridation is not preventing tooth decay, as areas with water fluoridation ... In the U.S., meanwhile, the petition urges the EPA to follow the lead of western Europe and reject water fluoridation. "The EPA ...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report water fluoridation as one approach that achieves lasting impact on health ... The water fluoridation recognition builds on a previous recommendation of community water fluoridation from the Community ... Water fluoridation highlighted in CDC report for reducing tooth decay August 12, 2016 By Michelle Manchir ... The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in a report issued in August highlights water fluoridation as one of more than a ...
This time its a study on one of the 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century: fluoridation. ... As 2016 comes to a close - and 2017 looms with enormous uncertainty - lets end the year with some encouraging public health ... Public health ROI: Fluoridation prevents tooth decay and saves a ton of money * facebook ... "Fluoridation is the single most important commitment a community can make to the oral health of its children and to future ...
We oppose water fluoridation as it harms our health, it harms the environment, and is a textbook case of environmental justice ... Science and Alternative Facts: About fluoridation, false dilemmas and fake news. Source: GreenMediaInfo , March 7th, 2017 , By ... 2. Fluoridation depresses thyroid hormones, which in the fetuses of pregnant women, bottle-fed infants, and young children can ... 9. Fluoridation policy has been rejected by EPA scientists since the 1980s as unsafe, although EPA management continues to ...
Water fluoridation and human health in Australia. Community water fluoridation is the adjustment of fluoride in drinking water ... Health Effects of Water Fluoridation: Evidence Evaluation Report (PDF, 3.4MB) *Health Effects of Water Fluoridation: Technical ... The full reports are A Systematic Review of the Efficacy and Safety of Fluoridation Part A and A Systematic Review of the ... NHMRC has also published Water Fluoridation and Human Health in Australia: Questions and Answers to support the release of the ...
NZ Dental Association water fluoridation spokesman and Nelson District Health Board Chief Dental Officer Rob Beaglehole has ... Dentist warned for misleading public over water fluoridation NZ Dental Association water fluoridation spokesman and Nelson ... "Generally, in Germany fluoridation of drinking water is forbidden. The relevant German law allows exceptions to the ... The argumentation of the Federal Ministry of Health against a general permission of fluoridation of drinking water is the ...
This time its a study on one of the 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century: fluoridation. Published this ... Public health ROI: Fluoridation prevents tooth decay and saves a ton of money. ... the study is an update on a 2001 study that marked the most comprehensive examination to date of community water fluoridation ... As 2016 comes to a close - and 2017 looms with enormous uncertainty - lets end the year with some encouraging public health ...
Fluoridation of water has its critics (see Water fluoridation controversy). Fluoridated toothpaste is in common use, but is ... The fluoridation of water is known to prevent tooth decay and is considered by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ... National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia) (2007). A systematic review of the efficacy and safety of fluoridation ... Yeung CA (2008). "A systematic review of the efficacy and safety of fluoridation". Evid. Based Dent. 9 (2): 39-43. doi:10.1038/ ...
... communities decisions to end water fluoridation, a recent study has found that fluoride within our water supply may be fueling ... Adding to the evidence that backs many U.S. communities decisions to end water fluoridation, a recent study has found that ... Water Fluoridation and Hypothyroidism: Research Exposes How Water is Making us Depressed, Sick ... Thread: Water Fluoridation and Hypothyroidism: Research Exposes How Water is Making us Depressed, Sick ...
Bioethical considerations about water fluoridation: a critical review Bioethical considerations about water fluoridation: a ... Humans , Bioethics , Dental Caries/prevention & control , Fluoridation/adverse effects , Fluoridation , Drinking Water , ... Full text: Available Index: LILACS (Americas) Main subject: Bioethics / Fluoridation / Dental Caries Limits: Humans Language: ... Full text: Available Index: LILACS (Americas) Main subject: Bioethics / Fluoridation / Dental Caries Limits: Humans Language: ...
Engineering and Administrative Recommendations for Water Fluoridation, 1995; 1995:09:29. This page last reviewed: Wednesday, ... Topic: Fluoridation. (Please note that the documents listed below are sorted by date.). ...
Fluoridation Facility Fact Sheet Figure B1. Figure B2. Figure B3. Figure B4. Figure B5. Figure B6. Exhibit C Fluoridation ... All school water fluoridation systems should be built with a bypass arrangement so that the fluoridation equipment can be ... All state fluoridation specialists should attend CDCs basic fluoridation training course or a similar course at least once and ... Then, with supervisors permission, restart the fluoridation system. 10.1 mg/L or greater + 1. Turn off the fluoridation system ...
Community water fluoridation predicts increase in age-adjusted incidence and prevalence of diabetes .... May 24, 2016. ... Community water fluoridation is considered a significant public health achievement of the 20th century. In this paper, the ... 6, 2016. More than 200 million people worldwide are exposed to excessive fluoride in drinking water. According to the World ... hypothesis that added water fluoridation has contributed to diabetes incidence and prevalence in the United States was ...
Method of enhancing fluoridation and mineralization of teeth US6713049B1 (en) * 1999-11-12. 2004-03-30. The Procter & Gamble ... Method of enhancing fluoridation and mineralization of teeth ES03796993T ES2413385T3 (en) 2002-12-13. 2003-12-12. Method to ... Method of enhancing fluoridation and mineralization of teeth CA 2508018 CA2508018C (en) 2002-12-13. 2003-12-12. Method of ... Method of enhancing fluoridation and mineralization of teeth Family Applications Before (1). Application Number. Title. ...
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- Water fluoridation is an important public health measure for the prevention of dental caries, and its efficacy has been demonstrated in several studies. (scielo.br)
- Fluoridation of public water supply is the most important method of fluoride use in public health for dental caries prevention. (scielo.br)
- Over the past 70 years, community water fluoridation has contributed to dramatic declines in both the prevalence and severity of tooth decay, leading the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to name it as one of 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century, alongside immunizations, family planning, tobacco control, and motor vehicle safety. (cdc.gov)
- As then-Surgeon General David Satcher noted in Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General (May 2000), community water fluoridation continues to be the most cost-effective and practical way to provide protection from tooth decay in a community. (cdc.gov)
- As noted in Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General, community water fluoridation continues to be the most cost-effective, equitable and safe means to provide protection from tooth decay in a community. (cdc.gov)
- Water fluoridation is the controlled addition of fluoride to a public water supply to reduce tooth decay. (wikipedia.org)
- The goal of water fluoridation is to prevent tooth decay by adjusting the concentration of fluoride in public water supplies. (wikipedia.org)
- According to the NYS Department of Health's former Dental Director, Long Island is newly targeted (slide 5) for fluoridation - the addition of fluoride chemicals into public water supplies - a scientifically indefensible method to reduce tooth decay in tap water drinkers. (blogspot.com)
- NYS's own statistics show fluoridation has no relationship to more or less tooth decay and doesn't close the income disparity gap. (blogspot.com)
- By preventing tooth decay, community water fluoridation has been shown to save money, both for families and the health care system. (ada.org)
- The cost of providing fluoridated drinking water in 2013 was $324 million, which means the net savings of fluoridation when compared to the costs of tooth decay is a whopping $6,469 million. (scienceblogs.com)
- Community water fluoridation is the adjustment of fluoride in drinking water to reach a level that can help to reduce tooth decay. (nhmrc.gov.au)
- In Australia, community water fluoridation programs are considered a safe and effective way of reducing tooth decay across the population. (nhmrc.gov.au)
- Compared to their parents' generation, Australians born after 1970 (when the majority of water fluoridation programs commenced in Australia) have about half the level of tooth decay. (nhmrc.gov.au)
- Along with a combination of healthy diet, good oral hygiene, appropriate use of fluoridated toothpaste and regular dental check-ups, water fluoridation is an effective public health measure to prevent tooth decay. (nhmrc.gov.au)
- NHMRC has confirmed that community water fluoridation helps to reduce tooth decay, and that there is no reliable evidence that water fluoridation at current Australian levels causes health problems. (nhmrc.gov.au)
- Data have consistently indicated that fluoridation is safe and is the most cost-effective and practical means for reducing the incidence of dental caries (tooth decay) in a community (15-28). (cdc.gov)
- Does cessation of community water fluoridation lead to an increase in tooth decay? (bmj.com)
- Community water fluoridation (CWF) refers to the controlled addition of a fluoride compound to a public drinking water system for the purpose of preventing tooth decay in populations. (bmj.com)
- Mandated by State law, water fluoridation is a widely accepted practice proven to be safe and effective for preventing and controlling tooth decay. (sfwater.org)
- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has partnered with the American Dental Association (ADA) in saying fluoridation is "nature's way to prevent tooth decay" - a statement that is both misleading and inaccurate. (healthimpactnews.com)
- In a review of every fluoridation study they could find, only three since 1975 looked at the effectiveness of water fluoridation at reducing tooth decay among the general population and had high enough quality to be included. (healthimpactnews.com)
- Objective: To compare permanent tooth surface-specific progression/reversal changes between fluoridation-ended (F-E) and still-fluoridated (S-F) communities in British Columbia, Canada, over a 3-year period. (semanticscholar.org)
- Water fluoridation in Australia is effective in reducing the occurrence and severity of tooth decay. (times-age.co.nz)
- In Leroy's case, water fluoridation could potentially keep his baby teeth in good enough shape that he doesn't get an infection from a tooth with a large cavity. (oralanswers.com)
- Of course, scientists and government agencies (including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) have long held that water fluoridation is a coup for public health since it drastically helps to reduce tooth decay. (disinfo.com)
- And when they factored in the cost of treating "dental fluorosis" (defective tooth enamel commonly caused by drinking fluoridated water), the cost savings of water fluoridation completely vanished. (envirocentersoco.org)
- Water fluoridation decreases tooth decay.False. (iabdm.org)
- To prop up its " exaggerated claims of reduction in tooth decay," government researchers began carrying out a series of poorly designed and fatally flawed community trials of water fluoridation in a handful of U.S. cities in the mid-1940s. (greenmedinfo.com)
- Water fluoridation reduces cavities in children, while efficacy in adults is less clear. (wikipedia.org)
- A Cochrane review estimates a reduction in cavities when water fluoridation was used by children who had no access to other sources of fluoride to be 35% in baby teeth and 26% in permanent teeth. (wikipedia.org)
- That fluoridation was associated with the prevention of dental cavities that would have otherwise cost $6,792 million, or $32.19 per capita, in treatment and lost productivity. (scienceblogs.com)
- In 2001, a report found that amongst two adjacent British Columbia communities, one of which ceased water fluoridation and the other remained constant, the community that stopped water fluoridation actually saw rates of cavities amongst schoolchildren decrease. (assureasmile.com)
- The Cochrane Collaboration, which releases comprehensive reviews regarded as the gold standard in assessing public health policies, found water fluoridation may not prevent cavities. (healthimpactnews.com)
- The studies found fluoridation does not reduce cavities to a statistically significant degree in permanent teeth. (healthimpactnews.com)
- Further, in the two studies since 1975 that examined the effectiveness of fluoridation in reducing cavities in baby teeth, no significant reduction was noted there either. (healthimpactnews.com)
- I feel like my wife and I are in charge of his oral health, and that he wouldn't have any cavities with or without water fluoridation. (oralanswers.com)
- The Cochrane Collaboration , a group of doctors and researchers dedicated to assessing the effectiveness of public health policies, reviewed every study they could find on fluoridation and its effects on cavities. (greensmoothiegirl.com)
- Surprisingly, they only found three studies since 1975 that were comprehensive enough to be included in their review, and the conclusion was that "fluoridation does not reduce cavities to a statistically significant degree in permanent teeth. (greensmoothiegirl.com)
- Systematic reviews have cited the lack of high quality research for the benefits and risks of water fluoridation and questions that are still unsettled. (wikipedia.org)
- The petition includes more than 2,500 pages of scientific documentation detailing the risks of water fluoridation to human health.The full petition can be accessed here , a shorter eight-page summary here and our press release here . (realfarmacy.com)
- The ADA also claims that water fluoridation reduces decay in children's teeth by anywhere from 18 percent to 60 percent. (healthimpactnews.com)
- However, U.S. officialdom persists in making hollow claims that water fluoridation is safe and beneficial, choosing to ignore even its own research! (greenmedinfo.com)
- The acceptance of the benefits of water fluoridation occurred in Australia in December 1953, roughly two years after acceptance in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
- Writing in the British Dental Journal, experts from the United States, Canada, Ireland, the UK, Israel, Australia and New Zealand called for future systematic reviews of the benefits of water fluoridation to look at a wider range of studies than those included in the Cochrane Oral Health Group review published in 2015. (bfsweb.org)
- NHMRC has recently finished a thorough review of the latest scientific research relevant to Australia on the potential link between water fluoridation and human health. (nhmrc.gov.au)
- 7. The proposed link between water fluoridation and ADHD is statistically significant, and as the study authors say "warrants further study", but it doesn't prove anything. (coactivate.org)
- Recent studies suggest that water fluoridation, particularly in industrialized nations, may be unnecessary because topical fluorides (such as in toothpaste) are widely used, and caries rates have become low. (wikipedia.org)
- Public health authorities throughout the world find a medical consensus that fluoride therapy at appropriate levels is a safe and effective means to prevent dental caries , whether by fluoridation of the public water supply or topical application strategies. (wikipedia.org)
- The task force recommended fluoridation "based on strong evidence of effectiveness in reducing dental caries across populations. (ada.org)
- Not only is community water fluoridation effective at reducing caries, it has been found to save money in this and other recent studies. (scienceblogs.com)
- Last year, the NZ Dental Council upheld a complaint made against Dr Beaglehole for presenting a case of early childhood caries to the Nelson District Council, claiming that fluoridation would reduce the incidence of this severe decay. (scoop.co.nz)
- Fluoridation of drinking water has been used as a caries prevention strategy. (bvsalud.org)
- The aim of this article is to analyze whether fluoridation of drinking water is a justified measure in reducing the incidence and prevalence of caries from the perspective of bioethics , taking into account the current evidence on its effectiveness . (bvsalud.org)
- La caries dental constituye una de las patologías orales con mayor carga de enfermedad en población chilena. (bvsalud.org)
- El objetivo de este trabajo es analizar si la fluoración del agua potable resulta una medida justificada para reducir la incidencia y prevalencia de caries desde la perspectiva de la bioética , teniendo en cuenta la evidencia actual sobre su efectividad . (bvsalud.org)
- and Evanston, Illinois) demonstrated the oral health benefits of fluoridated water in several communities and established water fluoridation as a practical, effective public health measure that would prevent dental caries (11-14). (cdc.gov)
- This report provides information from earlier studies linking fluoridation with the reduction of dental caries, summarizes the conclusions of the workshops, provides recommendations for fluoridation of both community and school public water supplies, and consolidates previous recommendations. (cdc.gov)
- 1 The AAFP supports fluoridation of water supplies to prevent dental caries. (aafp.org)
- Critique of the review of "Water fluoridation for the prevention of dental caries' published by the Cochrane Collaboration in 2015. (bfsweb.org)
- From the review, we're unable to determine whether water fluoridation has an impact on caries [cavity] levels in adults. (healthimpactnews.com)
- For more than 60 years, community water fluoridation (CWF) has been a cornerstone in the prevention and control of dental caries in the United States, Canada, Australia, as well as other countries in Europe, South America and Asia. (jcda.ca)
- Therefore, the researchers of a new study investigated the association between community water fluoridation and dental caries occurrence in U.S. children. (drbicuspid.com)
- In 1950 , well before any of the community trials could reach any conclusions about the systemic health effects of long-term fluoride ingestion, the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) endorsed water fluoridation as official public health policy, strongly encouraging communities across the country to adopt the unproven measure for dental caries prevention. (greenmedinfo.com)
- Water fluoridation was associated with an increased proportion of children without caries and a reduction in the number of teeth affected by caries. (independentaustralia.net)
- Community water fluoridation is one of the most effective choices communities can make to prevent health problems while actually improving the oral health of their citizens. (cdc.gov)
- In fact, each generation born since the implementation of water fluoridation has enjoyed better dental health than the generation that preceded it. (cdc.gov)
- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recognized fluoridation as one of 10 great public health achievements of the 20th Century. (cdc.gov)
- I join with previous Surgeons General in acknowledging community water fluoridation as an effective public health strategy, and recommend its continued use and expansion to enhance the oral health of all Americans. (cdc.gov)
- Although fluoridation can cause dental fluorosis, which can alter the appearance of developing teeth or enamel fluorosis, the differences are mild and usually not considered to be of aesthetic or public health concern. (wikipedia.org)
- The World Health Organization reports that water fluoridation, when feasible and culturally acceptable, has substantial advantages, especially for subgroups at high risk, while the European Commission finds no benefit to water fluoridation compared with topical use. (wikipedia.org)
- Major health organizations such as the World Health Organization and FDI World Dental Federation supported water fluoridation as safe and effective. (wikipedia.org)
- By focusing on fluoridation instead of diet and dentist-access, organized dentistry allowed a national dental health crisis to occur on its watch and created a new one - dental fluorosis," says dentist David Kennedy, past-president of IAOMT (International Academy of Oral Medicine & Toxicology). (blogspot.co.uk)
- The NYS Dept of Health has already conducted fluoridation spokesperson training all over the state including SUNY- Farmingdale to teach attendees how to lobby in favor of fluoridation. (blogspot.com)
- A Nassau/Suffolk oral health coalition member requirement was that any potential joiner had to take an oath to promote the NYS Dental Plan which includes fluoridation. (blogspot.com)
- The Suffolk County legislature rejected their Health Commissioner's attempt to mandate fluoridation in the 1990's. (blogspot.com)
- Like other countries with water fluoridation programs, Australia has organised anti-fluoride groups that contest the health benefits of fluoride. (wikipedia.org)
- Under the Act, the need to add fluoride to a water supply is assessed by a fluoridation committee, which then provides a recommendation to the Health Minister. (wikipedia.org)
- There was a brief period in 1989 where fluoridation was suspended following a formal review of the effectiveness of fluoridation on oral health. (wikipedia.org)
- The water fluoridation controversy arises from political, moral, ethical, economic, and health considerations regarding the fluoridation of public water supplies . (wikipedia.org)
- Proponents of water fluoridation see it as a question of public health policy and equate the issue to vaccination and food fortification , claiming significant benefits to dental health and minimal risks. (wikipedia.org)
- During the 1950s and 1960s, conspiracy theorists claimed that fluoridation was a communist plot to undermine American public health. (wikipedia.org)
- In recent years water fluoridation has become a prevalent health and political issue in many countries, resulting in some countries and communities discontinuing its use while others have expanded it. (wikipedia.org)
- In Israel , the Israeli Association of Public Health Physicians, the Israel Pediatric Association, and the Israel Dental Association, support fluoridation. (wikipedia.org)
- The Sierra Club warns that fluoridation could put traces of arsenic, lead and other heavy metals in the Columbia and Willamette rivers, jeopardizing not only threatened populations of salmon but human health as well. (governing.com)
- Mitchell likes to tell people that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls water fluoridation 'one of 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century,' and that the American Medical Association and the American Dental Association have strongly endorsed it. (governing.com)
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in a report issued in August highlights water fluoridation as one of more than a dozen community-wide approaches that achieve lasting impact on health outcomes. (ada.org)
- Water fluoridation is listed alongside initiatives including early childhood education and public transportation systems as an intervention addressing the social determinants of health. (ada.org)
- This time it's a study on one of the 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century: fluoridation. (scienceblogs.com)
- Published this month in Health Affairs , the study is an update on a 2001 study that marked the most comprehensive examination to date of community water fluoridation benefits and costs. (scienceblogs.com)
- Furthermore, (community water fluoridation programs) might also reduce oral health disparities within communities. (scienceblogs.com)
- The fact that the United States has not yet met the Healthy People 2020 goal that 79.6 percent of the population served by community water systems have optimally fluoridated water is an indication that public health understanding of water fluoridation and its benefits merits further study," the Health Affairs study authors wrote. (scienceblogs.com)
- To request a full copy of the fluoridation study, visit Health Affairs . (scienceblogs.com)
- Fluoridation is the single most important commitment a community can make to the oral health of its children and to future generations. (scienceblogs.com)
- This astroturfing effort is further supported by an organized troop of trolls who overwhelm social media with vitriol that dismisses arguments, denies science, denigrates opponents, distracts the public, and disrupts conversation about the real health risks of fluoridation policy to consumers. (fluoridealert.org)
- In Australia, dental health has improved since water fluoridation began in the 1950s. (nhmrc.gov.au)
- The Information Paper - Water fluoridation: dental and other human health outcomes (Information Paper) presents the key findings of the evidence reviewed and assesses how relevant these findings are for Australia. (nhmrc.gov.au)
- NHMRC developed this resource in consultation with state and territory health representatives to assist them to provide nationally consistent messages on water fluoridation to the public. (nhmrc.gov.au)
- The Australian community was given the opportunity to participate in how NHMRC develops health advice and submit studies on the dental and other human health effects of water fluoridation. (nhmrc.gov.au)
- NZ Dental Association water fluoridation spokesman and Nelson District Health Board Chief Dental Officer Rob Beaglehole has been cautioned again for giving misleading information. (scoop.co.nz)
- Obviously, the health authorities in most of the world are not 'urgently' recommending fluoridation. (scoop.co.nz)
- Community water fluoridation is considered a significant public health achievement of the 20th century. (environmental-expert.com)
- Since 1945, many studies have demonstrated the oral health benefits of fluorides and fluoridation. (cdc.gov)
- In other words, ending fluoridation is not the sole reason oral health has deteriorated, but it is a significant factor. (boingboing.net)
- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) even went so far as to name water fluoridation as one of the top 10 public health achievements of the 20th century. (mercola.com)
- With all the fanfare over water fluoridation, you may be surprised to learn that in 2011, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced plans to lower the recommended level of fluoride in drinking water for the first time in 50 years. (mercola.com)
- A bill introduced by two state lawmakers that would require the Nevada Board of Health adopt regulations mandating the fluoridation of water in counties with more than 100,000 residents concerns local officials. (thisisreno.com)
- Fluoridation of water is proven to increase oral health," Dick said. (thisisreno.com)
- Albuquerque, N.M . - Recognizing the important health benefits of community water fluoridation, the ADA, the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention honored leaders, states and community water suppliers at the National Oral Health Conference April 23. (ada.org)
- Dr. Bailey, a longtime public health dentist, is credited with revamping and focusing water fluoridation training and building the capacity of the state infrastructure grant program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Oral Health. (ada.org)
- The Fluoride Action Network (FAN), along with a coalition of environmental and public health groups has filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in response to their denial of our petition under Section 21 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) seeking a ban on water fluoridation. (realfarmacy.com)
- That study is quoted extensively by anti-fluoridation activists but has been roundly criticised because it did not include the influence of confounders - particularly iodine which is known to influence thyroid health. (sciblogs.co.nz)
- Water from the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir receives the following treatments to meet appropriate drinking water standards: disinfection by ultraviolet light and chlorine, corrosion control by adjustment of the water pH value, fluoridation for dental health protection, and chloramination for maintaining disinfectant residual and minimizing disinfection byproduct formation. (sfwater.org)
- For additional information about fluoridation or oral health, visit the SWRCBDDW website, or the CDC website www.cdc.gov/fluoridation . (sfwater.org)
- BFS and others have argued (1, 2) that well-designed cross-sectional observational studies can be appropriate for evaluating public health interventions such as water fluoridation, and that their exclusion from the Cochrane review meant valid information was lost. (bfsweb.org)
- The British Fluoridation Society was founded in 1969 to work for improved dental health in the UK through the introduction of water fluoridation schemes. (bfsweb.org)
- African American and Mexican American children have significantly higher rates of dental fluorosis, and many low-income urban communities also have severe oral health crises, despite decades of water fluoridation. (healthimpactnews.com)
- Is Water Fluoridation Good for Dental Health? (butterbeliever.com)
- I'm with you there, but unfortunately, water fluoridation has been shown to be much more damaging to teeth than it is health-promoting . (butterbeliever.com)
- Water fluoridation is the only thing that Leroy has working in his favor when it comes to oral health. (oralanswers.com)
- In the book Fluoride in Dentistry , author Ole Fejerskov states, "Water fluoridation reaches everybody, a major advantage in terms of oral health and a problem in terms of social policy for those who dislike the overtones of compulsion. (oralanswers.com)
- Our County Health Department has adopted the oft-cited claim that that for every dollar spent on fluoridation, $38 would be saved on dental care annually for every individual - essentially a 38:1 return on investment (ROI). (envirocentersoco.org)
- The Minnesota Board of Animal Health announced Wednesday the "depopulation" of deer from the 112-acre Trophy Woods Ranch, which was first known to be infected by CWD in 2016 and has since registered numerous. (twincities.com)
- The EPA did not issue any guidance on this practice until February 2016, so it is not accurate to say systems were out of compliance," said John Martins, spokesman for the Maine Drinking Water Program, part of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Division of Environmental Health. (pressherald.com)
- Parallel to EPA's review of safety of fluoride in drinking water, 11,12 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services initiated its review and update of the 1962 U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) Drinking Water Standards related to community water fluoridation. (jcda.ca)
- Advocating for Oral Health Through Fluoridation, NASN School Nurse . (nasn.org)
- So, I gather that NZ now has a big conflict between its Ministry of "Health" and the Hight Court ruling - and there is now an opening for legal actions on the "breach of human rights" and public safety issues - these are what stopped Fluoridation in 98% of Europe. (fluoridationaustralia.com)
- And according to the CDC , community water fluoridation is one of the "10 great public health achievements of the 20th century. (greensmoothiegirl.com)
- Water fluoridation is the best method for delivering fluoride to all members of the community, regardless of age, education, income level or access to routine dental care. (cdc.gov)
- Where water fluoridation is a community-wide intervention, the benefits are not limited by a person's income level or their ability to receive routine dental care. (cdc.gov)
- FDI World Dental Federation supports water fluoridation as safe and effective. (wikipedia.org)
- Despite all this, fluoridationists have mounted a marketing campaign to promote fluoridation mandates based on a hundred year old dental myth. (fluoridealert.org)
- 4. Fluoridation policy has caused permanent dental damage to approximately half our adolescents, with higher rates and worse severity among the poor and non-white populations. (fluoridealert.org)
- It is difficult to believe that a fluoridation spokesperson for the NZ Dental Association did not know this. (scoop.co.nz)
- Fluoride Free New Zealand considers the response by the New Zealand Dental Council to be woefully inadequate and suspects that any dentist opposing fluoridation would not be treated with the same kid gloves. (scoop.co.nz)
- Water fluoridation is the deliberate addition of the natural trace element fluorine (in the ionic form as fluoride) into drinking water in accordance with scientific and dental guidelines (1-9). (cdc.gov)
- The 2015-2016 dental fluorosis clinical assessment followed the same protocols as conducted in 1999-2004 and 2011-2014. (cdc.gov)
- B. Thiessen discredited her own study when she lumped all dental fluorosis into one category and included costs for expensive dental work to "repair" the effects of that dental fluorosis, as being a cost of fluoridation. (thelundreport.org)
- I sometimes wonder if water fluoridation will provide enough extra fluoride to push him over the edge and cause his teeth to have the white speckled appearance characteristic of mild dental fluorosis . (oralanswers.com)
- Community water fluoridation is a WHO recommended strategy to prevent dental carries. (iwaponline.com)
- In 2016-17, about 70,200 hospitalisations for dental conditions may have been prevented with earlier treatment. (aihw.gov.au)
- There have actually been three recent studies from three different countries which have specifically investigated the claim of an effect of fluoridation on IQ - and, unsurprisingly, all threes studies showed there was no effect. (sciblogs.co.nz)
- Using surveillance data from Ontario drinking water systems, mixed effects linear regression was performed to examine the effect of fluoridation status on the difference in arsenic concentration between raw water and treated water samples. (iwaponline.com)
- A bit surprising, though, because they are claiming the absence of research on fluoridation and IQ - which sort of conflicts with the previous attempts to actually condemn and misrepresent the actual research on fluoridation and IQ. (sciblogs.co.nz)
- Virtually all research on fluoridation safety has focused on sodium fluoride, even though the studies in the 1930s showed important biological differences between these chemicals. (zerowasteamerica.org)
- Fluoridation began in 1945 with the mistaken belief that ingested fluoride is essential for healthy teeth. (blogspot.com)
- Ms Byrne said top fluoridation promoters had identified fluoride has to be applied to the teeth to work, not swallowed. (times-age.co.nz)
- Available at: https://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/b/baby-teeth. (uni-muenchen.de)
- Over 60 000 children aged 0-19 years were admitted to hospital to have teeth removed under general anaesthesia in 2015/2016. (bmj.com)
- Prior to 2016, the state reported community water system (CWS) populations were corrected by adjusting those states that had a total CWS population greater than the U.S. Census Bureau (USCB) down to the USCB population for the state and adjusting the state reported fluoridated population by the same factor. (cdc.gov)
- Advocates and community leaders have fought to make water fluoridation a reality in communities throughout our country. (cdc.gov)
- This year marks the 68th anniversary of community water fluoridation. (cdc.gov)
- The Australian government states that water fluoridation is the most effective way to achieve fluoride exposure that is community-wide. (wikipedia.org)
- The water fluoridation recognition builds on a previous recommendation of community water fluoridation from the Community Preventive Services Task Force as published in The Guide to Community Preventive Services. (ada.org)
- For more information about fluoride and community water fluoridation, including resources from the ADA, visit ADA.org/fluoride . (ada.org)
- This study provides updated information on (community water fluoridation programs) costs and savings that could increase such understanding. (scienceblogs.com)
- This contains NHMRC's recommendation on community water fluoridation, and a range within which NHMRC supports states and territories fluoridating their drinking water supplies. (nhmrc.gov.au)
- The recommendations address water fluoridation for both community public water supply systems and school public water supply systems. (cdc.gov)
- North of the United States, the Canadian community of Rosetown has voted to end water fluoridation after an incident at the town's water treatment facility caused the fluoride-feed pump to burst. (assureasmile.com)
- In Iowa, the community of Lake View has also decided to discontinue water fluoridation practices. (assureasmile.com)
- Community water fluoridation (CWF) is an important source of fluoride exposure. (bmj.com)
- Background Cessation of community water fluoridation (CWF) appears to be occurring with increasing frequency in some regions. (bmj.com)
- Community water fluoridation appears to have no association with increased risk of hip fracture, myocardial infarction or osteosarcoma. (wordpress.com)
- Sweden does not use community water fluoridation but its drinking water contains fluoride at various levels, including optimum or even higher concentrations. (wordpress.com)
- While the campaigners cite scientific studies to support their claims, those studies are usually very weak, or irrelevant because they involve areas of endemic fluorosis where drinking water fluoride concentrations are much higher than in situations where community water fluoridation (CWF) is used. (sciblogs.co.nz)
- Fluoride Supplementation Adherence and Barriers in a Community Without Water Fluoridation. (ohsu.edu)
- This study provides further information to inform decision-making regarding community water fluoridation. (iwaponline.com)
- In the English speaking nations-the United States, Canada, UK, Australia and New Zealand, all of which practice water fluoridation-many medical associations and authorities have published position statements and endorsed water fluoridation. (wikipedia.org)
- City officials responded with a reevaluation their fluoridation practice. (assureasmile.com)
- As a potentially toxic practice with little-to-no economic benefit, water fluoridation is a financial burden that many communities, like Lake View, simply cannot justify. (assureasmile.com)
- The study undermines the outdated practice, showing strong evidence that water fluoridation might have a long-term toxic effect on the population. (assureasmile.com)
- The truth is that water fluoridation is an outdated, dangerous, and ineffective practice which has been labeled by many professionals and even Nobel scientists as "obsolete. (butterbeliever.com)
- these municipalities have either held the practice at bay since fluoridation's inception or have won hard-fought battles to halt water fluoridation. (greenmedinfo.com)
- Considered in the context of other research, the study's implications are, according to the nonprofit Fluoride Action Network, " enormous "-"a cannon shot across the bow of the 80 year old practice of artificial fluoridation. (greenmedinfo.com)
- This could mean the end of Fluoridation in NZ on legal technicalities, and that would ripple across to Australia * , at least in terms of public condemnation of the practice which is growing by the day. (fluoridationaustralia.com)
- At the Kennebunk Board of Selectmen meeting, Labbe's adversaries included four dentists, who were all in favor of water fluoridation. (fluoridealert.org)
- One might say that although I'm in favor of using fluoride in appropriate doses, I see some definite problems with the mass water fluoridation that we see across much of the country. (oralanswers.com)
- Residents of the town of Cassadaga rallied in overwhelming numbers to oppose the retroactive fluoridation of the town's water system. (assureasmile.com)
- Some board members said they've spoken to constituents who oppose fluoridation of water or who've said they're allergic to fluoride. (thisisreno.com)
- You don't need to look very far online to find anti-fluoride advocates, including Australian Fluoride Action (telling you the capitalized TRUTH) and Fluoride Alert, who list fifty reasons to oppose fluoridation (most based on bad or outdated science, but anyway). (independentaustralia.net)
- Public water fluoridation was first practiced in the U.S. As of 2012, 25 countries have artificial water fluoridation to varying degrees, 11 of them have more than 50% of their population drinking fluoridated water. (wikipedia.org)
- The authors concluded, "We found a small but significant increase in the risk of hip fracture in both men and women exposed to artificial fluoridation at 1 ppm (part per million), suggesting that even low levels of fluoride may increase the risk of hip fracture in the elderly. (doctors-hospital.net)
- It is estimated that 40 countries have some type of artificial water fluoridation, with varying proportions of population coverage ( Mullen 2005 ). (iwaponline.com)
- Many of Australia's drinking water supplies subsequently began fluoridation in the 1960s and 1970s. (wikipedia.org)
- A key difference between the implementation of drinking water fluoridation in the United States and Australia was the impact of temperature and climate on water consumption. (wikipedia.org)
- The fluoridation of drinking water supplies in Tasmania is regulated by the Fluoridation Act 1968. (wikipedia.org)
- According to a 2013 Congressional Research Service report on fluoride in drinking water, these gaps in the fluoridation scientific literature fuel the controversy. (wikipedia.org)
- And in fact, even when researchers considered the capital costs of drinking water fluoridation, such as construction, as well as the depreciation of such costs, they still found a return on investment of nearly 20. (scienceblogs.com)
- Generally, in Germany fluoridation of drinking water is forbidden. (scoop.co.nz)
- The report of the 2006 NRC Committee on Fluoride in Drinking Water has been misrepresented by fluoridation opponents since its release a decade ago. (thelundreport.org)
- In 2016, we conducted more than 94,360 drinking water tests in the transmission and distribution systems. (sfwater.org)
- This study was undertaken to determine if fluoridation contributes to arsenic in drinking water, to estimate the amount of additional arsenic associated with fluoridation, and compare this to the National Sanitation Foundation/American National Standards Institute (NSF/ANSI) standard and estimates from other researchers. (iwaponline.com)
- North refers to a petition which has been widely promoted on the internet by fluoridation opponents. (thelundreport.org)
- This petition was signed by New York antifluoridationist faction, "Fluoride Action Network", the antifluoridationist group, "Mom's Against Fluoridation", the fringe activist group, "IAOMT", a fringe environmental group, and a consumer group. (thelundreport.org)
- But to fluoride opponents it oversimplifies and ignores what their initiative petition asked of voters: whether a moratorium should be instituted on fluoridation until the manufacturer of the additive provides detailed chemical reports and a written statement verifying its safety for ingestion. (envirocentersoco.org)
- There's lots of misinformation about water fluoridation, just as people who are opposed to vaccinations put out misleading literature on shots, he said. (thisisreno.com)
- OPINION -- In a recent Lund Report opinion piece on fluoridation, Rick North has provided a litany of false claims, misinformation, and misrepresented science, all of which bears correction. (thelundreport.org)
- Adding to the evidence that backs many U.S. communities decisions to end water fluoridation , a recent study has found that fluoride within our water supply may be fueling thyroid issues experienced by millions of Americans, leading to depression and more. (ronpaulforums.com)
- Barberio (2016) also suggests that the different recommended fluoride concentrations used for CWF in Canada and the UK, and the fact that the Peckham et al (2015) study did not involve individual measures, could also be factors in the different findings. (sciblogs.co.nz)