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#1 Old 05-30-2007, 08:15 AM
 
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The University of Toronto, who first pushed for Fluoride to be added to the water supply, is now issuing an apology. The health department changed their stance and issuing an alert that Fluoride is a poison. FOX News reports that Fluoride in the US is contaminated with Lead and Arsenic.



Found to play major role in osteoporosis, arthritus and bone cancer.



99% of water filters cant get fluoride out of the water. Only through reverse osmosis and distillation.



Tennessee will be the first state to ban fluoridated water. Quebec City will halt it by 2008.



Fluoride is a poison, as the back of your toothpaste tube reads. It is also a rat poison and was fed to POWs during WWII (not because they were concerned about their cavitities. Fluoride has a docilizing effect on the brain.)



FOX news reports:



http://www.wsmv.com/video/10541580/index.html



Another News info:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBmVY8lUcXg



More Info:

The Fluoride Action Network: http://fluoridealert.org/
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#2 Old 05-30-2007, 12:02 PM
 
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woot Tennessee!



I pray the rest of the states follow suit soon!



Putting it in the drinking water was stupid to begin with.
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woot Tennessee!



I pray the rest of the states follow suit soon!



Putting it in the drinking water was stupid to begin with.



Agreed. Ingesting fluoride is not good... Why oh why did people think it would be good to have in drinking water??
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[QUOTE=troub]woot Tennessee!





No kidding...



I'm actually surprised it has taken this long...



People have been trying to get ride of it since the '60s...







nice article...
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Great!



It's scary to think that just the other day I foolishly drank bottled water that had "added flouride."
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my pediatrician just wrote me a rx for flouride drops for my daughter because we are on well water. I didn't plan on filling it because of this reason.
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to my understanding ingesting the stuff is bad, however using it in toothpaste is safe as long as you spit it back out
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I don't like ingesting something that has the poison control info on the back of the tube.

I feel you can't brush without it getting ingested (even if you spit--you still swallow a bit)

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to my understanding ingesting the stuff is bad, however using it in toothpaste is safe as long as you spit it back out





http://www.aroma-essence.com/researc.../fluoride.html



Products that contain fluoride contain the following warning:

"WARNING: Keep out of reach of children under 6 years of age. If you accidentally swallow more than used for brushing, seek PROFESSIONAL HELP or contact a POISON CONTROL center immediately."



I don't know about you, but I don't want this stuff anywhere near my mouth.



And what's so bad is that, even though it's recognized as a poison, it's dumped into our drinking water, and IIRC those Brita filters doesn't filter fluoride.
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I swallowed some Nature's Gate (fluoride free) toothpaste for fun a while ago. It was minty and fresh heh.
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my pediatrician just wrote me a rx for flouride drops for my daughter because we are on well water. I didn't plan on filling it because of this reason.



I had to have flouride treatments (a gel that was painted on my teeth) at my dentists for years because of the very same reason (well water). Also, I was given flouride pills. Both of which I gave up using as soon as I was told I could at 16. I have no idea how it affected my health, or teeth.
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I was told to read The Fluoride Deception, I haven't ordered it yet, but I'm going to get on that. Flouride is terrible for us.
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Jeez.... no bottled water because of the plastic... no tap water because of the flouride... at least we still have !!!
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Since I was taught that flouride was designed for teeth (and since other countries have really bad teeth from not using flouride -- and that other countries have a higher concentration in toothpaste for flouride to make up for it).....



Won't removing it from the water cause people's teeth to go bad if they don't alter the toothpaste?
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Since I was taught that flouride was designed for teeth (and since other countries have really bad teeth from not using flouride -- and that other countries have a higher concentration in toothpaste for flouride to make up for it).....



Won't removing it from the water cause people's teeth to go bad if they don't alter the toothpaste?



not if they go to the dentists and have fluoride treatments.



i don't drink tap water, or use fluoride toothpaste (or have fluoride treatments at the dentist). my teeth have not gone bad. but then i don't eat a tonne of sugar, or lots of very acidic foods, which might have a part to play.
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I thought a toothpaste was really no use whatsoever if it doesn't have fluoride.

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not if they go to the dentists and have fluoride treatments.



I hope they use the money they save in fluoride to pay for people to go to the dentist As I've never had insurance that even really paid for dental stuff -- it's like it's all "elective" stuff, and a poor coverage rate on top of it. And a number of people probably go to the dentist once every 10-20 years.
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I thought a toothpaste was really no use whatsoever if it doesn't have fluoride.



I have heard many times that the toothpaste is not nearly as important as the actual brushing--from hygenists, dentists, and just in general. I know I've heard that about pregnant women too who may get nauseous using toothpaste. We are used to having that "fresh" feeling in our mouths though.
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yeah, the main benefit to toothpaste is the scrubbing action and the nice smell.
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Thank God they're finally doing something about this! I discovered that flouride was a poison a while ago and have felt sick about having to drink tap water since then. I also use all natural toothpaste that doesn't have flouride in it.
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Finally someone's going to step up and end this heinous Communist scheme, tainting our precious bodily fluids. Decades later, we finally get around to it...
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Funny, the city of Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario just banned the sale of bottled water at all city-owned venues. So people have to choose between soft drinks or tap water. I hope this news makes them either bring back bottled water or ban fluoride in tap water!



ETA:

I have a big prominent vertical white stripe on my front tooth because of all the fluoride treatments I had as a child. I didn't know until recently that it was caused by that, because my dentist lied to me about it for years. When I first noticed the stripe (I have white spots on some other teeth as well), I asked my dentist what caused it, and he said, "Oh, that just happens to people sometimes, there's really nothing you can do about it. Now open wide, here's the fluoride" . If fluoride is already in tap water, why do they want you to soak your teeth in it every 6 months??



P.S. My husband has a severe bone condition that even affects his teeth. He brushes 3 times a day and flosses every day, and he still has lots of cavities in his teeth. A few years ago he started rinsing with fluoride mouthwash, and it's helped him enormously. Combined with a fluoride toothpaste, he hasn't had a cavity in 2 years. So while I think our water could do without fluoride, I don't think the chemical should be banned completely, because it can benefit some people, so it should be available to purchase, such as in a mouthwash.
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We always got a warning with our water bill saying the fluoride level was higher than what was considered safe.

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Oregon state has some of the word teeth in the country, and they're also one of the only states that didn't use fluoride in their drinking water.



Honestly, I couldn't care less about this. I'm not saying fluoride is good to ingest, but there's so much other stuff to be concerned about. I don't feel like it's that big of a deal.
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It is a big deal. Fluoride is a poison that is purposely put in our drinking water. Research has shown that it is only effective when used topically. I still don't use it and I don't let my children use it. We use toothpaste with xylitol to prevent cavities.
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What ever happened with this?
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No what I'm saying is it isn't as big of a deal as other toxins we have to worry about. Like food contaminants and melamine.



At least, not to me. I don't drink tap water anyway, so I guess I'm a bit biased when it comes to this issue.
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to my understanding ingesting the stuff is bad, however using it in toothpaste is safe as long as you spit it back out



I used to ingest toothpaste frequently when I was little. Could that cause problems later on?
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From the cdc:

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Low levels of fluorides can help prevent dental cavities. At high levels, fluorides can result in tooth and bone damage.



http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/tfacts11.html

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