Yesterday’s Fluoride Vote in Dallas

Yesterday’s Fluoride Vote in Dallas

Despite a valiant grassroots effort to get the city to change its fluoridated course, Only [Sheffie] Kadane and Adam Medrano voted against the $1,060,800 contract with Mosaic Crop Nutrition to fluoridate Dallas’ water supply for the next three years. Kadane tried to...
Fluoride Awareness Week 2014

Fluoride Awareness Week 2014

As we previously noted, less than half of all dentists think that fluoridation is a good idea. Most oppose it, for a variety of reasons. An excellent collection of those reasons in the video Professional Perspectives on Fluoride, which we share this Fluoride Awareness...
Fluoride Policy & Mythology in Dallas

Fluoride Policy & Mythology in Dallas

There was quite a commotion over in Dallas early this month after three City Council members showed signs that they were aware of the ineffectiveness and costliness of fluoridating water – a program that may be wasting up to $1,000,000 annually. Supporters of the...
Fluoride for the Just-Turning-Toddler Set?

Fluoride for the Just-Turning-Toddler Set?

Once upon a time, the ADA said that children under two years of age should not be given fluoride. How the times have changed! Now, the organization is stating that children’s teeth should be brushed with fluoride toothpaste as soon as the first tooth comes in. *...
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