Open Letter to Dr Peter Gluckman



Fluoride Free NZ congratulates Dr Peter Gluckman for being appointed the co-chair of the Commission to end childhood obesity. Dr Gluckman has stated “I think part of the solution is in what I call nutritional literacy which means that people need to understand the consequences of what they eat. For parents to be, for pregnant…

Open Letter to Dr Broadbent



Fluoride Free NZ congratulates Dr Broadbent for looking into the serious issue of whether fluoridation affects IQ despite the fact that the research is still disappointingly predicated on a dogmatic and well-documented falsehood that ‘fluoridation prevents tooth decay’. Based on the following points why do you, the NZDA and the MOH continue to promote fluoridation…

Parents decide for their Children



Parents have a right  to decide what goes into their children’s bodies, not the local council or the district health board (except in extreme situations). Parents need to be fully able to make an informed decision about what their children are swallowing. Check out our very important information for parents page. Keep Fluoride in the…

Dentists need to know the science has changed

Advert aired on New Zealand television in 2014. Whangarei dentist Dr Lawrie Brett explains that dentists used to be taught that children needed to swallow fluoride to strengthen enamel as teeth were growing but no the science has changed so the effectiveness of fluoride needs to be questioned.