What’s the deal with fluoride?

On December 13, 2014, in Drinking Water, Health, by Erik

While most of Europe does not add fluoride to their water supply, England and Ireland are among the countries that do. Water fluoridation is done to prevent cavities in our teeth, but how effective is it, and what are the dangers of consuming fluoride?

Some fluoride is derived from industrial waste and added to the water supply. Studies show that fluoride is good for teeth when applied topically, but not when consumed. Health concerns include negative effects on bone building, mottled teeth, lower IQ, and reduced thyroid function.

Read the full article here: Is Water Fluoridation Really Good For Our Teeth or Overall Health?

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