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Fluoride Debate: Why I support fluoridation – 2nd response from Connett

This is Paul Connett’s second response to Ken Perrott’s original article – Fluoride debate: Why I support fluoridation In it he is responding to Ken’s article Fluoride Debate: Why I support fluoridation – response to Connett.  I am going to ignore most of … 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

Anti-fluoridationists exploit infant deaths by fiddling statistics

A useful reminder of how activists lie with statistics The local anti-fluoride people have not stopped rabbiting away with their “science” – searching for anything bad they can argue is caused by community water fluoridation. The latest claim they make … Continue reading

Premature births a factor in cognitive deficits observed in areas of endemic fluorosis?

Anti-fluoridation activists are soon likely to be promoting a new paper reporting a study which found a relationship between maternal (in utero) exposure to fluoride and cognitive development delay in infants. Of course, they will be unlikely to mention the study … Continue reading


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

Informed parents know water fluoridation is good for their children

Paul Connett is at it again. His latest project is aimed at manipulating the natural concern parents have for their children. He is using crude fear-mongering in the hope of getting parents to come out against community water fluoridation (CWF) – … Continue reading

When politicians and bureaucrats decide the science

The current seperation of responsibility for water treatment (local body councils) and community health policy (District Health Boards) is a problem when considering fluoridation. This was illustrated by the Hamilton City Council’s suspension of  fluoridation of the city’s water supply. … Continue reading