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Should Drinking Water Be Fluoridated?
Drinking water should be fluoridated
Lack of dietary fluoride
leads to health problems
Fluoride prevents tooth decay, including cavities.
Water sources naturally contain fluoride.
We maintain water as a
in that no one can be excluded from its use and it is nonrivalrous such that one person's use does not preclude another person's use. As such, it is an ideal method for distributing the health benefits of fluoridation.
Water fluoridation saves money spent on dental treatments.
Water fluoridation is no longer necessary, since fluoride is now present in many other sources.
Sodium Fluoride was once used as rat poison and insecticide. (
Many of the claims and early trials concerning fluoridation were misread, misinterpreted, mishandled and major factors ignored. (
Fluoride calcifies the Pineal Gland which can cause reduced melatonin production.
Sodium Fluoride is used as an insecticide. (
Fluoridating water is bad for the environment.
Fluoridated water has negative health effects.
Water fluoridation violates the right to consent to medication.
Fluoride is not an essential nutrient.
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