Some of the anti-fluoridation propaganda can get pretty extreme. Even the less extreme material is often misleading.

I have collected below links to my articles where I debunk these myths and expose the misinformation.


Cramming in the myths and misinformation about fluoridation

Fluoride gets blamed for all ills

When something gets blamed for everything but the kitchen sink its’s a sure sign that someone is telling porkies.

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43 responses to “Fluoridation

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  10. Pingback: Fluoridation – the violation of rights argument. | Open Parachute

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  17. The last graphic is pretty funny when you think about it. Most are repetitions of previous points, re-worded. And the call fluoridated people the stupid ones!

    They love to make that claim over apathy and a loss of motivation etc, but none refer to anything but Naiz delusions. Why was Brisbane never the epicentre of business in Aust, when it was the only capital city non-fluoridated; surely the public of the other capital cities were too sedated for enterprise…

    I’ll link to this page tomorrow.


  18. Pingback: Another excellent resource debunking anti-fluoride myths | New Anthropocene

  19. Pingback: Water treatment chemicals – why pick on fluoride? | Open Parachute

  20. Pingback: Topical confusion persists | Open Parachute

  21. Pingback: Hamilton – the water is the problem, not the fluoride! | Open Parachute

  22. Pingback: Anti-fluoridation study flawed – petition rejected | Open Parachute

  23. Pingback: Fluoride sensitivity – all in the mind? | Open Parachute

  24. Pingback: Experts speak out on fluoridation | Open Parachute

  25. Pingback: Anti-fluoride activists attempt to silence science | Open Parachute

  26. Pingback: Anti-fluoridationist astro-turfing and media manipulation. | Open Parachute

  27. Pingback: Cherry picking fluoridation data | Open Parachute

  28. Pingback: Activists peddle chemical misinformation for fluoridation referenda | Open Parachute

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  31. Pingback: When politicians and bureaucrats decide the science | Open Parachute

  32. Pingback: Fluoridation – the IQ myth | Open Parachute

  33. Pingback: NZ experts deplore anti-fluoridation misrepresentation of science | Open Parachute

  34. Pingback: Anatomy of an anti-fluoridation myth | Open Parachute

  35. Pingback: Fluoridation: the hip fracture deception | Open Parachute

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  37. Pingback: Fluoride – friend or foe: a lecture | Open Parachute

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  39. Pingback: ▶ Anti-fluoridation porkies – Mullinex’s rats | Open Parachute

  40. Pingback: The fluoride debate – introduction | Open Parachute

  41. Pingback: Fluoride debate Part 1: Connett | Open Parachute

  42. Pingback: Fluoride debate Part 1: Perrott | Open Parachute

  43. Pingback: The appeal to common sense – garbage in the guise of gumption | Science or not?

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