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Thank you Allison for reporting on the fluoride debate, definitely an exciting evening.
Dr. Howard Farran is passionate about oral health and well informed on the science of water fluoridation. Dr. Connett is both passionate and evangelical, but not scientifically based. He discussed reports of lower IQ scores in children living in China in an area with natural levels of fluoride at 2.4ppm - this is three and half times higher than the current Phoenix water fluoridation level. Analysis of the findings suggested the IQ differences reported were not statistically significant. No similar findings are evident in any of the cities in the USA with water fluoridation.
Think about this. Dentists who support water fluoridation are reducing the potential number of teeth needing fillings. If dentists didn’t care about oral health, they would be against fluoride and very busy drilling and filling more teeth!
Trisha E. O'Hehir, RDH, MS9 months ago