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Kids are Fluoride-Overdosed without Water Fluoridation
by Nyscof
Tuesday Mar 12th, 2019 3:46 AM
Water fluoridation began when it was virtually the only fluoride source. Now fluoride is in countless dental products, foods & beverages, medicines and air pollution, we are all fluoride-overdosed and it's damaging children's teeth and possibly adults' bones.
CDC reports that toddlers are overusing fluoride from toothpaste which can discolor their forming secondary teeth. Dental fluorosis – white-spotted or yellow-stained teeth - now afflicts 61% of teens (16 & 17 year-olds), federal statistics show, which is up 600% since fluoridation began. Yet, 67% of teens (16-19 years-old) have tooth decay. Toothpaste is just one of many tooth-damaging fluoride sources which children are exposed to. Water fluoridation puts kids at even higher risk of developing dental fluorosis,

Dental fluorosis, the outward sign of fluoride toxicity, also reveals that government agencies are derelict in their duty to protect children from fluoride’s harmful effects. Are they blaming the victims instead?”

Further, over 300 studies show fluoride is a neurotoxin. Why are they ignored?

Fluoridation proponents “sell” legislators on fluoridation as benefitting the poor. But CDC’s report shows the lowest incomed children use more toothpaste and brush more times daily than their non-poor counterparts.

Too much fluoride damages bones and children’s developing teeth, according to the EPA.

Water fluoridation gave rise to many profitable and over-prescribed fluoride products, e.g. fluoride supplements, which are also linked to fluorosis. Even when not swallowed, topical fluoride absorbs into the bloodstream, e.g. highly concentrated fluoride varnish newly FDA accepted to apply to babies’ emerging teeth.

Virtually all foods and beverages contain fluoride when made in water fluoridated areas. Some are naturally high in fluoride, e.g, tea, ocean fish, non-organic grape products. Infant formula mixed with fluoridated water can increase dental fluorosis risk, says CDC

Researchers in the British Dental Journal urge that labels include fluoride content because of growing fluorosis concerns.

Parents, who are given the impossible task of limiting children’s daily fluoride intake, aren’t helped by the candy-flavored toothpastes enticing kids to eat toothpaste despite the poison warning on the tubes. Many kids’ tasty toothpastes have the American Dental Association's seal of acceptance.

Fluoride toothpaste poison warning: “Keep out of reach of children under 6 years of age. If more than used for brushing is accidentally swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.” Poison control reports, “Kids find the flavors and sweetness of toothpaste irresistible.”

Dentist Griffin Cole says fluoride is not essential and because of the skyrocketing fluorosis rates, “It has become a necessity to reduce and work toward eliminating avoidable sources of fluoride exposure, including dental products,” he says

Fluoride in all forms should be dispensed by prescription. Adding unnecessary artificial fluoride chemicals into the population via the water supply, without knowledge of their total fluoride intake is money wasting at best and deadly at worst. Fluoridation must be banned.

Mascarenhas reported in 2000 that four major risk factors for fluorosis are use of fluoridated drinking water, fluoride supplements, fluoride toothpaste, and infant formulas before the age of six years.
At least you've scaled back the claims to more reasonable levels. It's not being accused of causing millions of deaths and other such nonsense. It's not accused of being a commie plot any more.

Yet you persist, no matter how large or how small the damage from flouridation might be. Flouride, flouride, flouride. It's an obsession with you. How many hours a day do your fret over flouride?
by Shill Observer
Monday Mar 18th, 2019 11:24 PM
Why does it matter so much to you that someone is reporting on this issue and bringing about some awareness?

Why are you so obsessed with allowing municipal water supplies to be contaminated with poisonous industrial waste? Why are you okay with forced medication of an entire population without consent? Are you profiting from it? You sound like a shill.

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