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There are millions of affected innocent people here in the America who are not fully informed of the one specific toxic and life-threatening chemical that is being added into their water supplies this detrimental substance is called fluorideThere are certain members of the public who are at particularly high risk of harm they are the communities who are being treated with fluoridated waterFluoridation has become more prevalent in city waters exposing more people to unnecessary harm therefore it should be terminated First off statistics of fluoridation has shown to have very little positive effects on publics oral health Secondly fluoride is now becoming too easily accessible leading to health problem like fluorosis arthritis and reduced thyroid functionLastly the actions behind fluoridating the water without its communities consent is purely unethicalFluoridation is not a hard subject to understand the difficult thing about it is making an informed decision as to advocating it or being opposed to itAccording to The American Dental Association Americas leading health advocate for oral health Fluoridation of community water supplies is simply the adjustment of the existing naturally occurring fluoride levels in drinking water to an optimal fluoride level recommendedby the US Public Health Service 1parts per million for the prevention of tooth decayFluoride and FluoridationIn order to fully understand the benefits fluoridated water offers lets take a look at how fluoridation beganIn the early 1900s Dr Frederick S McKay began a search for the cause of the staining of teeth that was prevalent in Colorado where he practiced dentistry In his investigation McKay found the condition was common in other states including Texas where there the condition was known as Texas teeth In 1928 he concluded that such teeth although stained showed a singular absence of decay and that both the staining and the decay resistance were caused by something in the waterIn 1931 that something was identified as fluoride Center for Disease ControlA test conducted in the neighboring
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