Expert committee on water fluoridation
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Expert committee on water fluoridation First report by World Health Organization

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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland .
Written in English


  • Dental caries -- prevention & control.,
  • Fluoridation.,
  • Water -- Fluoridation.

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Edition Notes

StatementWorld Health Organization
SeriesWorld Health Organization technical report series -- no. 146, Technical report series (World Health Organization) -- 146.
The Physical Object
Pagination25 p. ;
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22390405M

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Drinking Water Fluoridation: Risks and Benefits The Expert Panel reached a consensus on all key issues identified, and its main conclusions and recommendations to Health Canada and the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Committee on Drinking Water on each issue are provided below. Water fluoridation is the controlled adjustment of fluoride to a public water supply to reduce tooth dated water contains fluoride at a level that is effective for preventing cavities; this can occur naturally or by adding fluoride. Fluoridated water operates on tooth surfaces: in the mouth, it creates low levels of fluoride in saliva, which reduces the rate at which tooth enamel. Water fluoridation: | | ||| | Fluoridation does not affect the appearance, taste or World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled.   Expert panels consisting of scientists from the United States and other countries, with expertise in various health and scientific disciplines, have considered the available evidence in peer-reviewed literature and have not found convincing scientific evidence linking community water fluoridation with any potential adverse health effects or.

The water fluoridation controversy arises from political, moral, ethical, economic, and health considerations regarding the fluoridation of public water supplies.. For deprived groups in both maturing and matured countries, international and national agencies and dental associations across the world support the safety and effectiveness of water fluoridation. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY City of Calgary, Expert Panel on Water Fluoridation Review, March The City of Calgary Standing Policy Committee on Operations and Environment and the Calgary Regional Health Authority decided that a review of water fluoridation as a public health policy was needed. Water Fluoridation and the Environment: Current Perspective in the United States HOWARD F. POLLICK, BDS, MPH Evidence of water fluoridation’s effects on plants, ani­ mals, and humans is considered based on reviews by sci­ entific groups and individual communities, including Fort Collins, CO, Port Angeles, WA, and Tacoma-Pierce County, by: Fluoride in water decision put on hold by Cumbria council until results of expert study known The committee referred to cabinet that the fluoridation process in west Cumbria be investigated.

The fluoride debate is changing, and fast, as more Americans are becoming aware of the known health risks of water fluoridation. City councils across the country are beginning to give their residents a choice when it comes to fluoridated drinking water, with many adding fluoridation measures to upcoming ballots. Fortunately, Americans are using their votes [ ]. Many people concerned about food additives and pesticide use also opposed water fluoridation, and the Delaney committee also examined water fluoridation In the years to come, the antifluoridation movement would make extensive use of these committee hearings. The committee invited scientists from the US Public Health Service and the National Cited by: 9. At a recent meeting of the Standing Policy Committee on Operations and Environment some technical reports on water fluoridation were presented by private citizens. The Committee then resolved, along with Calgary Regional Health Authority, to have an independent and expert review of this and other recent information.   WHO to review Fluoride Guidelines. Robert Pocock of VOICE, a campaigner for healthy drinking water, and specifically against the addition of toxic fluoride to the water supply, has said that the WHO is revising its Fluoride Guidelines, which were introduced in a rather clandestine may be just too much information coming to light about fluosilicates, a particularly nasty poison.