Brittle Bones and fluoride? Is it the water? When I was growing up in the 1950s, the government added fluoride to our drinking water. That was supposed to be the end of tooth decay.
But when I was 8 years old my dentist told me I had more cavities than teeth! So I guess the fluoride didn’t work for me.
But I’m not alone. A National Institute of Dental Research study of 39,000 U.S. school children found 1 part-per-million (ppm) of fluoride in the water supply increased tooth decay 5.4%.[i] A study of 400,000 Chinese students showed it increased tooth decay by 27%.[ii] (more…)