Why is the allowable safe limit for Fluoride in our water-according to the Australian Drinking Water guidelines at 1.5mg/L – more than twice what the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) recommends?
That should make you stop and think about who is correct and if the experts can’t agree- what is the safe limit of fluoride in our drinking water?
“Although the prevalence of caries varies between countries, levels everywhere have fallen greatly in the past three decades, and national rates of caries are now universally low. This trend has occurred regardless of the concentration of fluoride in water or the use of fluoridated salt, and it probably reflects the use of fluoridated toothpaste and other factors, including perhaps aspects of nutrition.”SOURCE: Cheng KK, et al. (2007). Adding fluoride to water supplies – British Medical Journal 335(7622):699-702.
The great fluoride debate continues. In the meantime, if you would like some help removing fluoride from your drinking water while the experts battle it out to discover if it is making our kids less intelligent and not doing much for their teeth, then don’t hesitate to get in touch today.