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Fluoridation: the truth about heavy metal contamination

Anti-fluoride activists going on about contaminants in drinking water due to fluoridation have it all wrong. If they avoided their knee jerk, chemophobic reactions to certificates of analysis and did some calculations they would realised they are making a fuss about … Continue reading

Searching articles on fluoride

Over the last few years I have often posted articles related to community water fluoridation (CWF), the scientific issues involved and the misinformation and distortions that inevitably go with the public discussion of the issue. The public debates go on, the claims … Continue reading

Natural News comes out with a load of heavy metal rubbish on fluoride

The web site “Natural News” is a prime source of information for alternative and “natural” health enthusiasts. It promotes a lot of misinformation on fluoridation and is often cited by anti-fluoridation propagandists. So – no surprise to see a recent campaign … Continue reading

Fluoride debate Part 1a – response: Connett

This article responds to Ken Perrott’s article  Fluoride debate Part 1: Perrott. The later was a response to Paul’s original article Fluoride debate Part 1: Connett. Fluoride debate: Paul responds to Ken’s response to part 1 of his argument against fluoridation, “Fluoridation is a poor … Continue reading

Fluoride debate Part 1: Perrott

This is Ken Perrott’s response to Paul Connett’s first article – Fluoride debate Part 1: Connett. Paul’s first article appears to be a general overview and not detailed consideration of the ten points he makes. I will be similarly brief in my … Continue reading

Water treatment chemicals – why pick on fluoride?

Almost every person arguing against fluoridation makes the claim that the fluoridation chemicals used are toxic and corrosive. They also claim they contain toxic heavy metals which contaminate our drinking water. But this is simply fear mongering – relying on chemophobia, because … Continue reading

Fluoridation – are we dumping toxic metals into our water supplies?

Opponents of fluoridation usually use a raft of arguments – this sometimes make discussions difficult because it leads to Gish Galloping which prevents proper discussion of any one issue. So in this blog post I want to restrict myself to … Continue reading

Chemophobic scaremongering: Much ado about absolutely nothing

Sometimes anti-fluoride propagandists end up shooting themselves in the foot. This always seems to happen when they produce “evidence’ that fluoridating chemicals are loaded with toxic heavy metals. It feels like shooting fish in a barrel to debunk their use of analytical … Continue reading

The toxicity of chemophobia

Image credit: A dirty word? Chemophobia is rampant on the internet. It seems to range from a reasonable concern over the potential adverse effects of synthetic chemicals to an irrational fear of these substances because of misconceptions about their potential for harm. … Continue reading

Fluoridation

Over the last few years I have often posted articles related to community water fluoridation (CWF), the scientific issues involved and the misinformation and distortions that inevitably go with the public discussion of the issue. The public debates go on, the claims … Continue reading