Holistic Dental Care by Dr. Mallory

Is Flouride Good For My Teeth?
March 1, 2007, 11:14 pm
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Is Fluoride good for my teeth and is it safe? To get a better understanding I should explain first what fluoride is. Fluorine is an element. It is a gas, never occurring in its free state. In microscopic amounts bound with other minerals, it is often listed as a trace mineral, a nutrient for human nutrition. This has nothing to do with fluoride or fluoridation. The fluoride added to 90 % of drinking water is hydrofluoric acid which is a compound of fluorine that is a chemical byproduct of aluminum, steel, cement, phosphate, and nuclear weapons manufacturing. In this manmade form fluoride has no nutritional value whatsoever. Actually Fluoride is the active toxin in rat poisons and cockroach powder.

Just to name few of many studies:

    Taylor Study,University of Austin: fluoride concentration of 1 PPM (parts per million) increases tumor growth rate by 25 %.Clinical Toxicology of Commercial Products 1984: Fluoride is more poisonous than lead, and just less poisonous than arsenic.

    Proctor&Gamble, quoted in Fluoride the Aging Factor p. 14: A seven ounce tube of toothpaste, theoretically at least, contains enough fluoride to kill a small child.

    Canadian Dental Association Proposed Fluoride Guidelines, Dr. limeback1992: Fluoride supplements should not be given to children under three years old.

    Austrian researchers proved in the 1970 that as little as 1 ppm fluoride concentration can disrupt DNA repair enzymes by 50 %. When DNA can’t repair damaged cells, we get old fast.

As fluoride changes the shapes of the enzymes so they no longer fit this can damage the:

    Immune system
    Digestive system
    Respiratory system
    Blood circulation
    Kidney function
    Liver function
    Brain function
    Thyroid function

Collagen is the body’s “glue” and fluoride damages it, it dry’s it out. As a result the tendons, muscles and ligaments become crackly and painful and inflexible. At the same time fluoride interferes with mineralization of bones and teeth, causing osteoporosis and mottling (white spots on the teeth) or dental fluorosis (brown discolorations and pitting of the enamel).

Adding fluoride to the drinking water causes bioaccumulation in our cells, year after year. If fluoride is in the water, it’s everywhere:

  • growing vegetables and fruit
  • washing vegetables and fruit
  • in the meat of animals who have drunk fluoridated water
  • in toothpaste
  • in canned foods
  • in processed foods
  • in soft drinks
  • in beer

A 1998 laboratory analysis done at Sequoia Analytical Labs in
California showed very high concentrations of fluoride in the following foods:

  • Dole pineapple, canned
  • Snapple
  • Coke Classic
  • Hansen’s soda
  • Minute Maid orange juice
  • Gerber strawberry juice for babies
  • Amstel Lite beer
  • Rice Dream
  • Sunny Delight orange drink
  • Pepsi

    These are just a few examples of fluoride levels in some common grocery store items consumed by most Americans. The point is that there’s an notable fluoride content in many, if not the majority of processed foods in our refrigerators and pantries. Not to mention our fruits and vegetables, which even if they’re ‘organic’ are grown with city water. We’re taking in a ton of fluoride from ubiquitous sources. It accumulates over the years in our collagen, bones, and teeth.

    So why do we fluoridate?

    Fluoride is a toxic byproduct in the manufacture of nuclear arms, aluminum, cement, steel and phosphates. Millions of tons of this poison are produced every year. Imagine the cost of containing and disposing of those mountains of waste every year. It’s in the billions.

    But what if lobbyists from these industries could present “scientific studies” paid for by the industries, and provide for a continual stream of media presentations about the health benefits of fluoride, and create unimaginably lucrative positions for “research” and “education” within the American Dental Association and the AMA, and do all these things in a consistent and unending way, year after year?

    What are the economic advantages of that? Simple: instead of paying money to dispose of toxic waste, money could now be made by selling fluoride to the water companies of the nation.

    They’ll use the public water supply as a sewer for industrial wastes. And now with these new billions added instead of subtracted, there’s plenty to go around, for everyone involved. Out of the Red, into the Black.

    If fluoridation is as safe and effective as the American Dental Association says it is, why don’t other countries do it?

    The U.S. is nowhere near the top of any health list which compares other countries of the world. So what are the healthy countries doing?

    If fluoride is so great, why have the following countries either never fluoridated or else stopped when they found out how bad it was?:

      • West Germany
      • The Netherlands
      • France
      • Belgium
      • Finland
      • Sweden
      • Norway
      • Denmark
      • Japan
      • Italy
      • Scotland

    Only about 2% of the population of Europe is subjected to fluoridated water. Fluoride is a drug, a medication that supposedly has beneficial effects for a small percentage of the population. “The purpose of administering fluoride is not to render the water supply pure and potable but to contaminate it with a dangerous toxic drug for the purpose of administering mass medication to the consumer without regard to age or physical condition. Giving drugs without consent is in direct violation of international codes of war behavior, like Nurnberg and the Geneva Accords. Commenting on the famous KAUL case above, Judge Hamley had this to say:

    “What future proposals may be made to treat noncontagious disease by adding ingredients to our water supply, or food or air, only time will tell. When that day arrives, those who treasure their personal liberty will look in vain for a constitutional safeguard. The answer will be : ‘You gave the Constitution away in the Kaul case.”
    References:The Fluoride Debate: A response to the American Dental Association’s booklet, “Fluoridation Facts”

    www.fluoridedebate.comFluoride Action Network (Excellent Resource, Very Up-to-Date)
    www.fluoridealert.orgFluoride: Protected Pollutant or Panacea? (Elkie Babiuk’s site)
    www.fluoridation.comNew York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation
    www.orgsites.com/ny/nyscof/Fluoride Controversy, the Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients
    www.tldp.com/fluoride.htmMore Scientific Facts on Fluoride
    www.all-natural.com/fleffect.htmlFluoride Research Journal
    www.fluoride-journal.comPreventive Dental Health Site
    emporium.turnpike.net/P/PDHA/health.htmAmerica Overdosed on Fluoride – Lynn Landes (Includes e-mail correspondence inwhich an
    ADA spokesperson refutes news reports that non-fluoridated bottled water causes cavities, and what you can do to ban fluoride and educate others.)
    www.zerowasteamerica.org/Fluoride.htm The Toxic Effects of Fluoride (Be aware that they are selling a fluoride removal system.)
    www.wholywater.com/fluoride.htmlFluoridation Debate (Environmental Health Perspectives, Volume 105, Number 11, November 1997)
    ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/1997/105-11/forum.htmlFluoridation: The Overdosing of
    America – Fact or Fiction? (Slides by Gerald H. Smith, D.D.S.)
    www.icnr.com/FluoridePres.htmlDarryl W. Roundy, D.C. – Fluoride Research
    www.atlaschiro.com/fluorideresch.htmFluoridation Fluoride Toxic Chemicals In Your Water
    www.holisticmed.com/fluorideDoes water fluoridation have negative side effects?