Few people know what fluoridation is.  Doctors and dentists lack information about fluoridation.  When it is supported by the AMA and ADA, then every one jumps on the bandwagon.

     The label on the cans of sodium fluoride manufactured by Merck & company read: “POISON--WARNING!  MAY BE FATAL IF INHALED OR SWALLOWED.

Avoid breathing dust.  Store away from food, and out of reach of children and domestic animals.  Wash thoroughly after handling.  Do not let Sodium Fluoride get into food or drink or into cuts or wounds.  To avoid inhaling the dust, the user should cover the nose and mouth with a wet cloth while applying.”

     If fluoridation is entirely safe for mass-human consumption, then why do the leaders write into state law a non-responsibility clause for any ill-effects to the public.  Following is the text of this “DISCLAIMER OF RESPONSIBILITY” clause, California Assembly bill 3183:

     In the absence of  negligence or willful misconduct, no such public or private utility, city, county or district shall be liable, nor shall any stockholder, director, officer, agent, servant of employee thereof be liable, to any person on account of any monetary or other damages which may be suffered of sustained by reason of the treatment of such water or by reason of the introduction of such substance into such water if and when done in accordance with the provisions of a valid permit from the board.”




     The following are excerpts from an article appearing in British Medical journal which published it because of the concern of the British Chemical Advisory Board over attempt to fluoridate British water supplies.

     “Fluorine is the identifying element in the fatal or nerve or “madness” gases developed for use in chemical warfare.  It is so deadly that one breath of the vapor will cause death In a few minutes; a drop on the skin will kill within 30 minutes; and no clothing, not even rubber, can keep it out.

     “ The mode of action is based on the linkage between the known electrical nature of all nerve impulses, a fact known to science  for a century, and the chemical  reaction in muscle fibers which causes them to contract and broaden during muscular effort.  In the healthy body, unaffected by the action of fluorine, the electrical motor nerve impulse sets  free a substance called cholinesterase, an enzyme.  Freedom of enzyme action is necessary to life, as is seen in the contraction of any muscle, of which heart muscle action is only a single example.  When cholinesterase is liberated, through electric stimulus of a motor nerve, a vital link is closed still further by its activation of another substance called acetylcholine, and in health, after these steps have been fulfilled, muscle such as the heart muscle proceeds to contract and to perform work, fluorine breaks the cholinesterase trigger, making muscular contraction impossible and so producing paralysis of the breathing and heart muscles.”

     Dr. Harris, Director, nutritional biochemistry Laboratories of the Mass. Institute of Technology said:

“There is plenty of evidence that one part per million of fluorine or a little more in the drinking water interferes with the enzyme systems which are involved in the growth of bones, and in the functioning of nerve tissue.”




         Proponents of fluoridation do not like to hear this, but it’s all true: Sodium fluoride is the “deadly agent” in rat poisons and in insect powders.  If it kills rodents and insects what effect will it have on humans?




     “We as members of the medical, dental, and related public health professions, are as concerned as anyone over the prevalence of tooth decay, and as anxious that it be prevented, but each of us, for some or all reasons set forth here, believes that fluoridation of public water supplies is not a proper means of attempting such prevention.


A   Positive proofs of the safety of fluoridation are required.  None has been offered.

B   The so-called therapeutic concentration of fluoride, arbitrarily established as 1 p.p.m. in drinking water, is in the toxic range.

C   Dental fluorosis (ugly discoloration of teeth) the first obvious symptom of chronic fluoride toxicity in children, is an inevitable result of fluoridation, and the evidence reveals that large numbers of the population may be afflicted, and with varying degrees of damage.

D   Determination of whether damage resulting from dental fluorosis  is “objectionable” is a matter of the person whose teeth are affected, and not for the arbitrary assertion of public officials.

E   The conceivable role of fluoride as an insidious factor in chronic disease has been evaded by the proponents.  A substantial amount of evidence indicates such a possibility.  Properly planned long term studies are required to determine the possible comprehensive association of fluoride with chronic disease.

F   Fluoridation imposes an extraordinary risk on certain individuals who by reason of occupation, environmental circumstances, state of health, dietary habits, etc., are already exposed to a relatively high intake of fluoride.

G   Fluoridation is compulsory mass medication without precedent.  Mass therapy cannot ignore the possibility of “mass” side reactions.

H   The function of a public water supply is to provide pure, soft water for everybody, not to serve as a vehicle for drugs.

I   The role and efficiency of fluoride in dental carries reduction is a matter of active controversy; whatever the outcome, there are less hazardous and more efficient ways of obtaining such benefits as fluoride may offer than by putting it into the public water supply.



      DID YOU KNOW?—


     August 1995, the Safe Water Foundation placed an ad in the paper offering $1000,000 reward for the first person who could show that anyone of the following statements was untrue:


*That according to the handbook, Clinical Toxicology of Commercial Products, fluoride is more poisonous than lead and just slightly less poisonous than arsenic.


*That according to the Physician’s Desk Reference. “In hypersensitive individuals, fluorides occasionally cause skin eruptions such as atopic dermatitis eczema, urticaria. Gastric distress, headache, and weakness have also been reported.  These hypersensitive reactions usually disappear promptly after discontinuation of the fluoride.”


*That the Canadian Dental Association recommends: “Fluoride supplement should not be recommended for children less than three years old.”


*That from 1990 to 1992, The Journal of the American Medical Association published three separate articles linking increased hip fracture rates to fluoride in water.


*That in the March 22, 1990 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, Mayo Clinic researchers reported that fluoride treatment of osteoporosis increased bone fracture rate and bone fragility.


*That a study by Proctor and Gamble showed that as little as half the amount of fluoride used to fluoridate public water supplies resulted in a sizable and significant increase in genetic damage.


*That in 1993, researchers, from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences admitted: “in cultured human and rodent cells, the weight of the evidence leads to the conclusion that fluoride exposure results in the increased chromosome aberrations (genetic damage)”.


*That in 1988, the ability of fluoride to transform normal cells into cancer cells was confirmed by Argonne National Laboratory.


*That the research of Dr. Dean Bark, former chief Chemist of the National Cancer Institute, shows that 10,000 or more fluoridation-linked cancer deaths occur yearly in the United States.


*That results from Battelle Research Institute showed that fluoride was linked to a rare form of liver cancer in mice, oral tumor and cancers in rats, and bone cancer in male rats.


*That since 1990, the National Cancer Institute, the New jersey Department of health, and the Safe Water Foundation all found that the incidence of osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, was substantially higher in young men exposed to fluoridated water as to those who were not.


*That in the largest U.S. study on fluoridation and tooth decay, United States Public Health Service dental records of over 39,000 schoolchildren ages 5-17, from 84 areas around the United States showed that the number of decayed, missing, and filled permanent teeth (DMFT) per child was virtually the same in fluoridated and non-fluoridated areas.


*That Dr John Colquhoun, former chief dental officer of the Department of health for Auckland, New Zealand, investigated tooth decay statistics from about 60,000 12-13 year-old children and showed that fluoridation had no significant effect on the decay rate of permanent teeth….


*That according to the October 1987 issue of the Journal of the Canadian Dental Association: ”Survey results in British Columbia with only 11% of the population using fluoridated water show lower average DMFT (tooth decay) rates that provinces with 40-70% of the population drinking fluoridated water” and school districts recently reporting the highest caries–free rates in the province were totally unfluoridated.”


*That in 1993, the Subcommittee on Health Effects of Ingested Fluoride of the National Research Council admitted that 8% to 51% and sometime up to 80% of the children living in areas fluoridated with the amount of fluoride recommended by promoters of fluoridation have dental fluorosis (fluoride poisoning).







     Ralph Nadar said recently, “Once the Public Health Service had gone on record, it could never be proved wrong.  It would lose too much face.  If the public health Service were proved wrong, what would people think about the public health Service in all the other thing they are doing?”

     Nadar said that, on a world-wide scale, fluoridation has fallen into disrepute over the last few years.  Of the 140 million people drinking fluoridated water in the world, 100 million live in this country.  Most of the European countries have tried fluoridation and outlawed it.

     Still it is endorsed in this country by the vast majority of doctors.

     Recent studies have linked water fluoridation to increased gastro-intestinal tract cancers and to Down’s Syndrome.  The studies are carefully documented and compelling.

     Fluoride is toxic in any dose other than the most minuscule; for example, there is enough fluoride in a family-size tube of fluoride toothpaste to not just kill bacteria in the mouth, but if the toothpaste were to be consumed by a twenty–pound child, it would kill the child.






     Dr. Yiamouyannis, Science Director of the National Health Federation, and Dr. Dean Burk, former head of the cell chemistry division of the National Cancer Institute say that fluoridation increases cancer death rate. They say they don’t know if it causes cancer or merely accelerates tumor growth rate but that fluoridation is responsible  for about 25,000 cancer deaths per year in this country.  They also studied the cancer death rates of cities before and after fluoridation, and found that the cancer death rates began to increase in two to five years after fluoridation.


Inorganic fluorine is a cumulative poison—it accumulates in the body even if taken in very

 small doses…. accumulates in the bones: make them more brittle if taken in the inorganic form.”

Dr. Royal Lee,  D.D.S..


Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.

1 Corinthians 10:31


Katy Chamberlin