The Fluoride Debate

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

HISTORY/
ENVIRONMENT

CENSORSHIP

THE FLUORIDE
DEBATE

BENEFITS
Question 1
Question 2
Question 3
Question 4
Question 5
Question 6
Question 7
Question 8

ALTERNATIVES
Question 9
Question 10
Question 11
Question 12


SAFETY
Question 13
Question 14

OVERDOSE
Question 15
Question 16
Question 17

DISEASES
Question 18
Question 19
Question 20
Question 21
Question 22
Question 23
Question 24
Question 25
Question 26
Question 27
Question 28
Question 29
Question 30
Question 31
Question 32
Question 33

PUBLIC
POLICY

Question 34
Question 35
Question 36
Question 37
Question 38
Question 39
Question 40

COST
EFFECTIVENESS
Question 41
Question 42
Question 43

CONCLUSION

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Contents
Booklet
Page
Documents
Section-Page
Introduction
4
 
History/Environment
7
0-1 through 0-5
Censorship
8
0-6 through 0-7
The Fluoride Debate
Benefits
Question 1.
What is fluoride and how does it reduce tooth decay?
9
1-1 through 1-12
Question 2.
What is water fluoridation?
12
2-1 through 2-2
Question 3.
Natural versus adjusted?
13
3-1 through 3-2
Question 4.
More proof of effectiveness needed?
14
4-1 through 4-6
Question 5.
What happens when discontinued?
17
5-1 through 5-4
Question 6.
Fluoridation still effective?
18
6-1 through 6-4
Question 7.
Tooth decay still a problem?
20
 
Question 8.
Do adults benefit?
21
 
Alternatives
Question 9.
Fluoride supplements effective?
22
9-1
Question 10.
Are alternatives available?
23
10-1 through 10-9
Question 11.
Effects of bottled water?
25
 
Question 12.
Home filters affect fluoride?
25
 
Safety
Question 13.
Harmful to human health?
26
13-1 through 13-8

Question 14.
More studies needed?

30
 
Overdose
Question 15.
Is total intake a risk?
30
15-1 through 15-8
Question 16.
How much is needed?
32
16-1
Question 17.
Body uptake?
34
17-1
Diseases 
Question 18.
Risk to bone health?
35
18-1 through 18-4
Question 19.
What is dental fluorosis?
38
19-1 through 19-10
Question 20.
Can fluorosis be prevented?
40
 
Question 21.
Is fluoride a toxic substance?
41
 
Question 22.
Any connection to cancer?
43
22-1 through 22-2
Question 23.
Does fluoride inhibit enzymes?
44
23-1 through 23-2
Question 24.
Immune function or allergies?
46
24-1 through 24-2
Question 25.
Any connection to AIDS?
47
 
Question 26.
Any genetic hazard?
47
26-1 through 26-4
Question 27.
Down Syndrome?
49
27-1
Question 28.
Neurological impact?
50
28-1 through 28-4
Question 29.
Alzheimer's disease?
51
29-1 through 29-2
Question 30.
Heart Disease?
52
30-1 through 30-4
Question 31.
Harmful to kidneys, diabetics, thyroid?
53
31-1
Question 32.
Affect water quality?
55
32-1 through 32-3
Question 33.
Cause engineering problems?
57
33-1
Public Policy
Question 34.
Valuable measure?
59
34-1 through 34-3
Question 35.
Upheld by the courts?
61
35-1 through 35-2
Question 36.
Why does opposition persist?
62
 
Question 37.
Information on the internet?
64
 
Question 38.
Why does it lose in a vote?
64
38-1 through 38-6
Question 39.
Accepted by other countries?
66
39-1 through 39-2
Question 40.
Banned in Europe?
68
 
Cost Effectiveness
Question 41.
Cost effective?
69
41-1 through 41-5
Question 42.
Practical?
71
 
Question 43.
Are Dentists an authority on the effects of fluoride?
71
43-1 through 43-2
Conclusion
72
43-3
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