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Videos, interviews, infographics and articles revealing the truth about fluoride and the effect it has on us internally.

“Fluoridation is the greatest case of scientific fraud of this century.” — Robert Carton, Ph.D, former U.S. EPA Scientist

  • Articles

    Richard L. Shames MD & Karilee H. Shames PhD, RN — Why We Changed Our Minds About Water Fluoridation

    “Like many of our professional colleagues, we long held a belief that the practice of water fluoridation was highly beneficial and relatively low-risk. Currently, we feel otherwise. We are now convinced that it is of small benefit, and carries an unacceptably large risk.”

    Robert Jay Rowen, MD — Fluoride – Alzheimers Disease and Copper Pipes

    “Fluoride, at levels added to drinking water, significantly inhibits DNA polymerase, the enzyme that builds and repairs DNA. The ‘safety’ window is exceptionally small. There‚Äôs no way to control for total individual dose. Consider: bread, sodas, prepared/canned food, processed foods, may all be made with fluoridated water. Even bottled water often comes from fluoridated sources. And worse, contrary to the pundits promoting fluoride, what is added to water has NO relation to natural fluoride. The latter is calcium fluoride, far safer than sodium fluoride or the even more toxic silicofluorides (usually used).”

    Is Fluoride “Brain-Drain” Damaging Generations of Children?

    Fluoride is one of 213 known brain-toxic chemicals that may lower the intelligence of generations of children, reports renowned physician and 30-year brain researcher, Dr. Phillipe Grandjean in his new book, “Only One Chance: How Environmental Pollution Impairs Brain Development,” reports the New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation, Inc. (NYSCOF)

    Fluoride Could be Contributing to Early Puberty, Studies Show

    “Simply put: if you don’t look, you don’t find. The medical community is being kept in the dark on the possibility that fluoride, a highly toxic substance, which is deliberately added to the drinking water of 184 million Americans daily, is causing a variety of harms from the subtle to the serious.”

    Mothering Magazine: New Fluoride Warning for Infants

    Does your drinking water contain added fluoride? If so, keep it away from infants under the age of one. This directive was issued recently by an unlikely source: the American Dental Association (ADA).

    Setback for Sonoma County Fluoridation Plans

    In an unprecedented 5-0 City Council vote on November 12, Cotati joined a growing number of college towns including Davis, California, and Portland, Oregon, voting to keep fluoridation chemicals out of their water supply.

    Possible Symptoms of Fluoride Poisoning

    Some symptoms include: Arthritis, Dental Fluorosis, and Fibromyalgia. People can be fluoride-intolerant (toxicity, illness or pain reactions from non-histamine response) or fluoride-allergic (histamine response) from birth or from exposure and accumulation (acquired).

    Voices of opposition have been suppressed since early days of fluoridation

    In his 1973 Ph.D. thesis on the fluoridation controversy, Edward Groth III, a Stanford biology graduate student at that time, concluded that the vast majority of reviews of the literature were designed to promote fluoridation, not to examine evidence objectively. Groth also noted a number of antifluoridation reviews that were equally biased.

    Snohomish River Salmon Run Fails – Fluoride Connection

    The city remains fluoridated, and the Sacramento salmon fishing industry remains dead. I had volunteers collect water samples above the discharge outlet and downriver from the outlet for testing. The conclusion I reached was that the discharge water that shoots out like a rapid-fired torpedo across the narrow River created a 1 ppm fluoride barrier to the salmon. The same thing may be occurring in the Snohomish River, where increasing outflows of fluoridated water create a barrier to salmon passage.

  • eBooks

    FREE: The Fluoride Deception — Christopher Bryson

    “Bryson reveals that the safety of fluoride became a firmly established paradigm based on incomplete knowledge. The correct questions were never asked (or never answered when they were asked), thus giving birth to false or bottomless assumptions that fluoride was therapeutic and safe. Certainly, the evidence Bryson unearthed in this book begs for immediate attention by those responsible for public health.”

    The Case against Fluoride: How Hazardous Waste Ended Up in Our Drinking Water and the Bad Science and Powerful Politics That Keep It There
    — Paul Connett, PhD · James Beck, MD, PhD · H. S. Micklem, DPhil

    In this timely and important book, Dr. Paul Connett, Dr. James Beck, and Dr. H. Spedding Micklem take a new look at the science behind water fluoridation and argue that just because the dental and medical establishments endorse a public health measure doesn’t mean it’s safe. In the case of water fluoridation, the chemicals that go into the drinking water that more than 180 million people drink each day are not even pharmaceutical grade, but rather a hazardous waste product of the phosphate fertilizer industry. It is illegal to dump this waste into the sea or local surface water, and yet it is allowed in our drinking water. To make matters worse, this program receives no oversight from the Food and Drug Administration, and the Environmental Protection Agency takes no responsibility for the practice. And from an ethical standpoint, say the authors, water fluoridation is a bad medical practice: individuals are being forced to take medication without their informed consent, there is no control over the dose, and no monitoring of possible side effects.

  • Interviews

    Why I Changed My Mind on Water Fluoridation

    In this 1998 interview, Dr. John Colquhoun, DDS, PhD, explains why he went from being New Zealand’s leading promoter of fluoridation to being an opponent of the practice. In 1983 he discovered that dental fluorosis prevalence (a sign of fluoride toxicity) was much higher than expected in fluoridated areas and publicly changed his stance on fluoridation.

    Truth 2 Power – Water Fluoridation

    Interview with Dr. David C. Kennedy, DDS, former head of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology.

    Professional Perspectives: Fluoride in Tap Water

    In this short video, Dr. Bill Osmunson DDS, Master of Public Health, explains why he is now concerned about fluoride and water fluoridation.

    The Fluoride Deception: an interview with Christopher Bryson

    Investigative Journalist Christopher Bryson describes his discoveries about fluoride and its connections to major policy agencies in the U. S. Government and to manipulation of popular scientific perception by major academic institutions such as Carnegie Mellon University. He describes how a significant pollutant and industrial chemical by product of the smelting and phosphate fertilizer industry was eventually turned into a miracle cure for tooth decay. Bryson also describes how career professionals were discredited and ruined in order to guard the dirty secrets of fluoride’s adverse long term health effects.

    Fluoride-free Healdsburg on KSRO 1350AM

    Steve Jaxon interviews Dawna Gallagher-Stroeh of Clean Water Sonoma-Marin regarding Fluoride-free Healdsburg on Santa Rosa radio station KSRO – 1350 AM.

    Dr. Gerald Curatola

    41% of adolescents have some form of dental fluorosis defects which makes teeth weaker, less healthy. The website mentioned in the video is no longer active.

  • Videos

    10 Facts About Fluoride

    Attorney Michael Connett summarizes 10 basic facts about fluoride that should be considered in any discussion about whether to fluoridate water.

    Fluoride Producer, Mosaic, Gives Warning to Children Drinking Fluoride

    Prolonged or repeated overexposure to fluoride compounds may cause fluorosis. Fluorosis is characterized by skeletal changes, consisting of osteoclerosis (hardening or abnormal density of bone) and osteomalacia Softening of the bones) and by mottled discoloration of the enamel of teeth (if exposure occurs during enamel formation). Symptoms may include bone and joint pain and limited range of motion. Conditions aggravated by exposure may include skin and respiratory (asthma-like) disorders.

    Fluoride & Arthritis

    Current evidence strongly indicates that some people diagnosed with “arthritis” are in fact suffering from low-grade fluoride poisoning. Joint pain and stiffness are well known symptoms of excessive fluoride intake. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, too much fluoride causes “chronic joint pain” and “arthritic symptoms.”

    Fluoridation and the Environment

    This video explains the science on fluoridation, its effect on salmon and the environment, and explores efficacy for dental health, and safety for human consumption.

    FLUORIDE: Reduces IQ – Huffington Post Special Report

    The findings of a study by Harvard School of Medicine which concludes that fluoride causes lowered IQ in children is discussed.

    The Problem with Fluoride

    The topical application of fluoride is a proven method for protecting teeth from cavities and decay. But there is no scientific evidence that adding industrial grade fluoride to public water supplies is effective, In fact, the opposite may be true.

    Fluoridation is a “Clumsy Form of Medicine”

    Ed Begley Jr. is both a film star and environmental health advocate. His work has earned him a number of awards from some of the most prestigious environmental groups in the U.S. In this PSA, Ed urges communities in North America to end the “outdated” practice of water fluoridation.

    Fluoridgate: An American Tragedy

    FLUORIDEGATE is a new documentary that reveals the tragedy of how government, industry and trade associations protect and promote a policy known to cause harm to our country and especially to small children who suffer more than any other segment of the population. While their motivation remains uncertain, the outcome is crystal clear: it is destroying our nation! – See more fluoridegate.org

    The Case Against Fluoridation

    Dr. Paul Connett, PhD, Toxicologist, speaking in Seattle at the Town Hall Theater, March 17, 2014, on the health risks of the water fluoridation and the propaganda that keeps this obsolete practice in place. This is the movie screened at Fluoride-free Movie Night at Villa Chanticleer on August 15, 2014. More info: fluoridealert.org

    John Yiamouyiannis, PhD., on the health-damaging effects of fluoride

    Dr. John Yiamouyiannis, Biochemist and Founder of the Safe Water Foundation earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago. In 1967 he received his PhD in biochemistry at the University of Rhode Island. During his postdoctoral research at the Western Reserve Medical School he became a Biochemical Editor at Chemical Abstracts Service. There, he became aware of the health-damaging effects of fluoride.

    Poisoned Horses

    Dr. David Kennedy, dentist and researcher, presents an amazing video story of tremendous courage and resolve. Cathy and Wayne Justus of Pagosa Springs, Colorado experience incredible debilitating symptoms in their world class quarter horses and their dogs with seemingly no source or reason. After the death of Cathy’s prize horse, the local veterinarian tested for every known possibility for the cause, but could not come up with an explanation. It was not until Dr. Lennart Krook, Professor Emeritus of Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine tested for fluoride toxicity that Wayne and Cathy knew for certain what was killing their horses. They had been poisoned by fluoride in their drinking water.