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I attended this debate as a dentist, showing my support for what has been described by the Centers for Disease Control as "one of the 10 great achievements in public health in the 20th century" by community water fluoridation preventing tooth decay. The Motto for the CDC is: Saving Lives, Protecting People.
When listening to Dr. Paul Connett debate Dr. Howard Farran, Dr. Connett discounted all the many studies done in the United States on fluoride, including work by the CDC and the ADA, and all studies published on PubMed. If the CDC's motto is saving lives, protecting people, isn't this the goal of organization?
Dr. Connett instead cites studies from China, India and other foreign countries, and recommends that the audience read his book, The Case Against Fluoride, to hear "the truth."
Removing fluoride from the community drinking water in Phoenix would be a mistake in my opinion, and the children would be the ones that would suffer the most from the decrease in fluoride exposure to their developing teeth.
Elizabeth Fleming, DDS8 months ago