• Louize Small

The Hidden History of Fluoride: Truth Decay


We have been indoctrinated to believe that fluoride is good for our teeth and prevents tooth decay, but how true is that claim? It has long been proven that the mineral can cause dental fluorosis, resulting in discoloured and damaged teeth. Not only that, it has a number of effects on the brain and body which are serious cause for concern.


In the late 19th century, communities in Argentina, Turkey and India developed chronic illnesses due to naturally high levels of fluoride in the water. Many health conditions were identified in certain areas, including arthritis, premature ageing, low intellectual ability and infertility. In the 1920s, a scientist by the name of Goldemberg discovered that fluoride caused iodine deficiencies in Argentinian populations, thus causing hypothyroidism. His findings were built upon by a group of researchers (May, Litzka & Gorlitzer von Mundy) who used fluoride to lower iodine levels in patients with overactive thyroid glands. In 1937, fluorotyrosine was produced for the treatment of hyperthyroidism but the dose was difficult to determine and the medicine caused a total loss of thyroid function in some cases. The manufacturer of fluorotyrosine was IG Farben, who made Sarin gas, the nerve agent used in World War 2.


A 1948 study in England looked at three groups of schoolboys with spinal abnormalities. The first two groups contained boys who lived in areas where the water supply was very low in fluoride; the third group was from Launton, where the water naturally contained 1ppm of fluoride. In the first two groups, 20% were found to have mild non-specific spinal irregularities, whereas 64% of the third group had spinal defects with more severe lesions.



According to Dr Eddy Betterman, fluoride is one of the most toxic substances known to man. It is more toxic than lead and slightly less poisonous than arsenic.

Material safety data sheets list sodium fluoride as ‘toxic by ingestion, inhalation and skin contact’ and recommend usage of safety glasses and gloves when handling. The 1972 Poisons Act listed fluoride as a schedule 2 poison.


Other than poisoning, detrimental effects on the body include: birth defects, osteoarthritis, bone and uterine cancer, perinatal death, immune system suppression, gastro-intestinal disorders, essential enzyme inhibition, lowered IQ (especially in young children), stillbirth, and skeletal fluorosis (brittle bones and teeth).


In the 1990s, Jennifer Luke discovered that fluoride accumulates in extremely high levels in the pineal gland, which has a high volume of blood flow and is responsible for melatonin secretion. Melatonin regulates circadian rhythm and helps to protect the body from cell damage. Calcified parts of the pineal gland (hydroxyapatite crystals) contain the highest concentration of fluoride in the body (up to 21,000 ppm of fluoride). Another function of the pineal gland is regulating the onset of puberty. A 1956 study (Schlesinger, Newburgh, New York) found that girls drinking fluoridated water reached puberty 5 months earlier on average.



Fluoride can enter the body by brushing your teeth. The effects are cumulative and you can only eliminate half of your intake. The older you get, the more build up there will be. This goes some way in explaining the prevalence of osteoarthritis and brittle bones in later life. 25-50% of fluoride is deposited in the skeleton. Fluorides are mutagenic and can cause uncontrolled proliferation of cells, particularly in the bones. In short, it causes cancer. A report in the New England Journal of Medicine (1955) showed a 400% increase in thyroid cancer in San Francisco in the period their water was fluoridated.


Fluoride is a by-product of aluminium manufacturing and phosphate mining. The toxic waste product is difficult and costly to dispose of and has no commercial value. Phosphate plants used to release the hazardous vapours into the air via smokestacks but this resulted in the death of cattle and plants on nearby ranches and farms. Instead, mining companies now use ‘wet-scrubbers’ to capture the emissions, which are then labelled as fluoride (though technically hexafluorosilic acid and sodium silicofluoride), sold for profit and offloaded in global water supplies.


In 1931, American Treasury Secretary, Andrew Mellon, published a purposely-skewed study showing that, at 1ppm, fluoride results in the reduction of tooth decay. Mellon was also the founder of ALCOA Aluminium, one of the main suppliers of sodium fluoride. In 1952, U.S. representative, Dr A. L. Miller, chairman of the Special Committee on Chemicals and Foods, stated: “I sometimes wonder if ALCOA Aluminium and its subsidiaries might not have a deep interest in getting rid of sodium fluoride, a toxic waste product of the aluminium industry. It is also interesting to note that the person in charge of public health, Oscar Ewing, is also an attorney for ALCOA”.



In the late 1930s, the U.S. Army sought methods to transform American citizens, and others, into zombies by using a number of proposed techniques. They searched for a perfect incapacitating agent to put into the water supply and planned to fluoridate enemy water supplies, knowing it would make them less able to defend themselves and more docile. The Soviets gave concentration camp inmates fluoride to decrease resistance to authority and induce physical deterioration. Several years later, they also added it to the water supply in prisons to increase subservience.


In 1954, C.E. Perkins, an American biochemical engineer for IG Farben, admitted that fluoride was used in the population to reduce resistance to authority. He was sent to Germany by the American government to take charge of the production plants. While there, he was told by the German chemists of a scheme they developed in the war that was used by the Nazis: this was to control the population in any given area through mass medication of drinking water. Regular doses of minute amounts of fluoride will gradually reduce an individual’s power to resist domination by slowly poisoning and narcotising a certain area of the brain and will thus make him submissive to the will of those who wish to govern him.


Doctors and dentists who advocate fluoridation of the water are really saying they support mass poisoning of the population. It’s a violation of a law, which could be considered as terrorism, but instead, under the guise of ‘preventing cavities’ it is fully acceptable.


(c) Louize Small, February 2021.

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