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leftchick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-30-07 04:38 PM
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44. LOL! That is pretty comical.
my boys are 12 and 10 years old and have never had flouride treatments or flouridated water. The fact that they never have soda, rarely candy, and have good oral hygiene has more to do with the fact that neither has EVER had a cavity.
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  -Should our public drinking water be floridated? Toots  Sep-30-07 09:38 AM   #0 
  - State government or federal? I oppose the feds getting involved.  Selatius   Sep-30-07 09:39 AM   # 
  - hooboy, here we go  AZDemDist6   Sep-30-07 09:39 AM   #1 
  - ...  blondeatlast   Sep-30-07 09:53 AM   #8 
  - Here where I live in NY it's by town. My town is the only one that doesn't floridate and  OmmmSweetOmmm   Sep-30-07 09:41 AM   #2 
  - Only an idiot is against floridation of the water supply  cgrindley   Sep-30-07 09:43 AM   #3 
  - I think it's sad...  skids   Sep-30-07 09:47 AM   #6 
  - When people suggest taking away the single greatest advance in dentistry  cgrindley   Sep-30-07 03:39 PM   #31 
     - Floridation is good when applied topically but not so good when taken internally.  Toots   Sep-30-07 04:34 PM   #43 
  - Only an idiot is for floridation of the water supply  Mika   Sep-30-07 09:49 AM   #7 
  - At least I'm an idiot with some teeth still in my head  cgrindley   Sep-30-07 03:37 PM   #30 
     - LOL! That is pretty comical.  leftchick   Sep-30-07 04:38 PM   #44 
  - You do realize that fluoride is a poison right? n/t  MiltonF   Sep-30-07 03:39 PM   #32 
  - You realize that people need teeth, right?  cgrindley   Sep-30-07 03:40 PM   #33 
  - I have never drank fluoride water, nor used fluoride toothpaste and have all my teeth.  MiltonF   Sep-30-07 03:42 PM   #34 
     - You =/= everyone  cgrindley   Sep-30-07 03:44 PM   #35 
     - Why should I ingest poison because someone is unwilling to brush after each meal and floss?  MiltonF   Sep-30-07 03:46 PM   #37 
        - Myth: Fluoride accumulates in the body and causes a form of poisoning.  Breeze54   Sep-30-07 06:18 PM   #66 
     - How did you manage to avoid it?  Breeze54   Sep-30-07 06:12 PM   #64 
  - Too much dihydrogen monoxide can kill you too. Ban dihydrogen monoxide!  uppityperson   Sep-30-07 03:46 PM   #38 
     - Add fluoride your dihydrogen monoxide and you will die with half the ingestion.  MiltonF   Sep-30-07 05:30 PM   #56 
  - Only an idiot with absolutely no understanding of organic chemistry would even post that.  greyhound1966   Oct-01-07 02:25 PM   #95 
  - Being Colorado Springs born and raised  rockymountaindem   Sep-30-07 09:43 AM   #4 
  - Tough call - I grew up with it, and have great teeth, but my sister  mvccd1000   Sep-30-07 09:47 AM   #5 
  - And then there's this on the subject from  anotheryellowdog   Sep-30-07 09:55 AM   #9 
  - Thanks for posting that  awoke_in_2003   Oct-01-07 10:01 AM   #90 
  - Public health may want somethings in and somethings out.  HereSince1628   Sep-30-07 09:57 AM   #10 
  - Why can't it be a personal Choice?  bahrbearian   Sep-30-07 10:02 AM   #11 
  - No. They can't reliably...  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 12:06 PM   #29 
  - Yes...nt  SidDithers   Sep-30-07 10:03 AM   #12 
  - "Mandrake, we need to preserve our precious bodily fluids."  originalpckelly   Sep-30-07 10:05 AM   #13 
  - I am a dentist,, a former university professor,  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 10:09 AM   #14 
  - I suspect that's because fluoridation is a commie plot.  originalpckelly   Sep-30-07 10:11 AM   #15 
     - ...and the last Commie in the Western Hemisphere  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 10:14 AM   #16 
  - "International Communist conspiracy to sap and impurify all of our precious bodily fluids."  faygokid   Sep-30-07 10:14 AM   #17 
  - no to floride - it even makes toilet parts wear out fast  donsu   Sep-30-07 10:35 AM   #18 
  - first you better learn to spell it right...FLUORIDE  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 10:38 AM   #19 
  - tell that to the plumber that just fixed my toilet  donsu   Sep-30-07 11:28 AM   #24 
     - Because he is a dentist and has been educated in the benefits of fluoride even if it kills you. n/t  MiltonF   Sep-30-07 03:44 PM   #36 
     - That's a remark reserved for 'the other site'.  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 04:42 PM   #46 
        - Children who drink water with fluoride are more likely  MiltonF   Sep-30-07 05:10 PM   #49 
        - To see you and raise you one...  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 05:16 PM   #51 
           - Yes of course the only way you can respond to children with ADHD and Autism  MiltonF   Sep-30-07 05:27 PM   #55 
              - your argument is fallacious...  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 05:31 PM   #57 
                 - But didn't they teach you in your dental school  MiltonF   Sep-30-07 05:35 PM   #58 
                    - No...  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 05:50 PM   #61 
                    - link to the claim that children who drink fluoridated water have higher rate of autism.  uppityperson   Sep-30-07 06:24 PM   #68 
                       - don't bother  WindRavenX   Sep-30-07 06:29 PM   #69 
                          - The only links I've ever seen are to places that don't qualify as credible  uppityperson   Sep-30-07 07:00 PM   #75 
                             - Me too! I'd love to see something like that.  Dorian Gray   Oct-01-07 08:32 AM   #83 
        - No, YOU should be ashamed of YOURself!!! n/t  NotGivingUp   Oct-01-07 07:06 AM   #79 
     - Why?  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 04:56 PM   #48 
     - Why were you dumping Fluoride down your toilet?  Dorian Gray   Oct-01-07 08:30 AM   #82 
        - I never said that - Fluoride is put in Fl. drinking water  donsu   Oct-01-07 10:32 AM   #91 
           - My parents toilets in Florida  Dorian Gray   Oct-01-07 02:00 PM   #93 
  - Are you made of metal or porcelain?  mainegreen   Sep-30-07 06:37 PM   #71 
  - We've already established the principal of adding or subtracting  hedgehog   Sep-30-07 10:48 AM   #20 
  - 1 ppm fluoride standard dose...  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 10:54 AM   #21 
     - Thanks - I don't have the article in front of me, but some feel that  hedgehog   Sep-30-07 11:10 AM   #22 
     - I just wish someone would actually read the posts  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 11:46 AM   #25 
        - Which confirms my supposition that the flouride isn't just for kids.  hedgehog   Sep-30-07 12:05 PM   #28 
     - And we should adhere to the standards of dosing established and scientifically  lonestarnot   Sep-30-07 11:54 AM   #27 
  - Hell no. Florida has enough influence as it is.  Kelly Rupert   Sep-30-07 11:11 AM   #23 
  - Where will the fertilizer industry dump its toxic waste?  DemGa   Sep-30-07 11:52 AM   #26 
  - Yeah...isn't it great....we get to pay for them poisoning us...causing hip fractures, brittle bones,  NotGivingUp   Oct-01-07 07:09 AM   #80 
  - Seeing the two-tone yellow teeth of Vietnamese immigrants makes me want to say "yes"....  BlooInBloo   Sep-30-07 03:47 PM   #39 
  - No.  LWolf   Sep-30-07 03:51 PM   #40 
  - just to balance the so called "experts"  Locrian   Sep-30-07 03:51 PM   #41 
  - Mandrake! Its a commie plot!  tritsofme   Sep-30-07 03:59 PM   #42 
  - LOL, I just mentioned the anti-floridation nuts in the latest GMOs thread.  Odin2005   Sep-30-07 04:39 PM   #45 
  - I thought the John Birch Society was defunct.  rug   Sep-30-07 04:45 PM   #47 
  - "a lot of evidence" What a crock of shit....  triguy46   Sep-30-07 05:13 PM   #50 
  - Are you just trying to get people pissed at each other?  SmokingJacket   Sep-30-07 05:18 PM   #52 
  - There's nothing to move...  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 05:20 PM   #53 
  - No poison most to protect some is not a way to fight cavaties  angstlessk   Sep-30-07 05:26 PM   #54 
  - I don't consider me nor my friends poisoned  rockymountaindem   Sep-30-07 05:49 PM   #60 
     - I grew up with fluoridated water did the people of Love Canal  angstlessk   Sep-30-07 05:58 PM   #62 
        - Love Canal  rockymountaindem   Sep-30-07 06:36 PM   #70 
        - These folks don't want to listen to you Colorado  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 06:40 PM   #73 
           - Don't be so sure  rockymountaindem   Sep-30-07 07:54 PM   #76 
        - Holy crap! Did you just compare the Love Canal to fluoride??!!!  mainegreen   Sep-30-07 06:39 PM   #72 
        - No, no, you've got it all wrong.  trotsky   Oct-01-07 08:35 AM   #84 
  - Hmmm... according to Wikipedia...  krispos42   Sep-30-07 05:46 PM   #59 
  - The Brits also consume lots of sugar! I've read that the sugar  snappyturtle   Sep-30-07 06:08 PM   #63 
  - Wouldn't it be nice if things were that easy...  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 06:15 PM   #65 
  - You know, every day DU continues to amaze me on these topics.  WindRavenX   Sep-30-07 06:22 PM   #67 
  - A couple of others  GoneOffShore   Oct-01-07 08:42 AM   #88 
  - Absolutely not.  Fox Mulder   Sep-30-07 06:41 PM   #74 
  - Like debating the need for water to be clean.  baldguy   Sep-30-07 08:19 PM   #77 
  - Floridated?  ocelot   Sep-30-07 08:23 PM   #78 
  - Ya think we'll get DU'zy's for these three posts?  GoneOffShore   Oct-01-07 08:41 AM   #87 
  - Is Florida really so dated?  Dorian Gray   Oct-01-07 08:27 AM   #81 
  - No Floridians in the drinking water!  GoneOffShore   Oct-01-07 08:37 AM   #85 
  - What you got against Florida?  Kingshakabobo   Oct-01-07 08:40 AM   #86 
  - i wonder if flouride is contributing to national stupidity.  lionesspriyanka   Oct-01-07 08:52 AM   #89 
  - Seems that way....  Dorian Gray   Oct-01-07 02:02 PM   #94 
  - Correction  Highway61   Oct-01-07 11:12 AM   #92 
  - Floridated and then Mississipped?  DFW   Oct-01-07 02:28 PM   #96 
  - I'm so happy to own a well.  Xithras   Oct-01-07 02:34 PM   #97 

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