Fluoride Free New Zealand is disappointed with the decision made at Local Government New Zealand’s (LGNZ) Annual Conference to lobby central Government to take control of fluoridation. LGNZ members should not be abdicating their responsibility to protect their residents from harm, to anyone, even central Government. Whether or not a person wants to consume fluoride chemicals…Read details
We are sad to announce that Dr Peter Scanlon passed away on Tuesday (15th July 2014) in hospital after battling cancer for the past year. Dr Scanlon will be sorely missed by everyone in Fluoride Free New Zealand. Dr Scanlon gave great presentations to New Plymouth, Hamilton and South Taranaki District Councils. He did…Read details
By Dr Stan Litras Saturday 28 June 2014 Rotorua Daily Post Is there a difference between fluoride found naturally in water and fluoride that is added to water? Yes. Naturally occurring fluoride is bound strongly to calcium and is relatively inert. It is the free fluoride ions released by the toxic silicofluorides used in water…Read details
Dear Mr Coffey, Fluoride Free NZ invites you to hear your community’s concerns about water fluoridation at the Informed Dentists and Doctors Event at 4pm on Saturday 26 July at the Sudima Hotel. Listen to the Dentists and Doctors who have reviewed the current information on fluoridation and get a second opinion and become fully informed. Like…Read details
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…Read details
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…Read details
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…Read details
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.
Dr Lawrie Brett BDS (Otago), Dr John Jukes BDS (Otago), Dr Stan Litras BDS (Otago) and Dr Russell McLean BDS (Otago) speak out against fluoridation.