This book addresses a variety of topics that are of interest in their own right and because they bear on the evaluation of the safety of fluoridation and deals with the beneficial effects of fluoride. The claims that fluorides cause cancer, mongolism, and idiosyncratic responses are reviewed. .
Table of Contents
Introduction 1. Historical Perspectives 2. Fluoride Supplements for Systemic Effects in Caries Prevention 3. Topical Fluorides in the Prevention and Arrest of Dental Caries 4. Fluoride in the Treatment of Osteoporosis 5. Inorganic and Organic Fluorine in Human Blood 6. Is Fluoride Intake in the United States Changing? 7. Distribution of Fluoride among Body Compartment 8. The Effect of Body Fluid pH on Fluoride Distribution, Toxicity, and Renal Clearance 9. Fluoride Resistance in Cell Cultures 10. Fluoride from Anesthetics and its Consequence 11. The Safety of Fluoride Tablets or Drops 12. Fluoridation and Bone Disease in Renal Patients 13. Claims of Harm from Fluoridation