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Fluoridation Safety Remains Intact

Saturday, 31 August 2019, 11:12 am | Making Sense of Fluoride

No one should worry about fluoridation, despite the alarming headlines stirred up by a new study from Canada, according to Making Sense of Fluoride. More >>

MPs Urged to Ignore ‘Merchants of Doubt’ on Fluoride

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 11:50 am | Making Sense of Fluoride

The last-ditch campaign full of misinformation by opponents of fluoridation is exactly the reason MPs need to get behind the bill currently awaiting second reading, according to Daniel Ryan, the president of Making Sense of Fluoride. (The bill will hand decision-making ... More >>

Activist Spouts Nonsense: Evidence Supports Fluoridation

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 8:15 pm | Making Sense of Fluoride

Thousands of rigorous studies - including recent large scale data from Sweden and Canada (as well as our own famous Dunedin Study ) confirm that community water fluoridation improves oral health and has no detrimental effect on IQ. More >>

Fluoridation is not linked to ADHD

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 4:59 pm | Making Sense of Fluoride

An article just published in the British Dental Journal by New Zealand researcher Dr Ken Perrott highlights flaws in a 2015 research paper, widely cited by fluoride opponents, that had reported a connection. More >>

Fluoridation: NZ’s go to local government obsession

Friday, 21 April 2017, 9:52 am | Making Sense of Fluoride

When University of Waikato student Luke Oldfield turned on the news in 2013 to discover Hamilton city council (HCC) was ending community water fluoridation, he was baffled by the decision. The moment not only led Oldfield to examine the global anti-fluoride ... More >>

Fluoride Free NZ makes astonishing claim

Monday, 3 April 2017, 10:13 am | Making Sense of Fluoride

An extraordinary press release from Fluoride Free NZ highlights the inconsistency of the group’s position on science - and then attempts to re-write local history. More >>

US Ruling Deals Blow to Local Anti-Fluoride Lobby

Sunday, 26 February 2017, 8:42 pm | Making Sense of Fluoride

US Ruling Deals Blow to Local Anti-Fluoride Lobby For Immediate Release 26.02.2017 More >>

Fluoride Free Toothpaste doesn’t do the job

Friday, 7 October 2016, 11:23 am | Making Sense of Fluoride

A new fluoride-free toothpaste has changed its advertising after being challenged to provide evidence to back its claims that it reduces plaque and tooth decay. More >>

Beware of False Balance

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 11:55 am | Making Sense of Fluoride

Beware of False Balance A decision by the NZ Press Council this week is a timely reminder to news media to be wary of lobbyists attempting to hijack the concept of balance. More >>

Fluoride Information Group Questions ‘Dentist Group’

Monday, 13 June 2016, 12:06 pm | Making Sense of Fluoride

Recent calls for children to use full strength fluoride toothpaste have been criticised by a fringe group calling itself the Fluoride Information Network for Dentists. More >>

MSOF welcome fluoridation decision

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 11:40 am | Making Sense of Fluoride

‘This is the news we’ve been waiting for’ says Making Sense of Fluoride president Daniel Ryan, referring to the government’s announcement today that decision-making for fluoridation of public water supplies is to be removed from local councils and ... More >>

More Strikes Against the Credibility of Fluoride Free NZ

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 9:58 am | Making Sense of Fluoride

More Strikes Against the Credibility of Fluoride Free NZ as Whakatane Councillors reconsider their decision More >>

Government must act

Monday, 1 February 2016, 11:00 am | Making Sense of Fluoride

Making Sense of Fluoride believes Whakatane is the latest local community to pay a high price for the government’s continued lack of action on its own child health report into fluoridation. More >>

Thames Voters Reject Anti-Fluoridation Efforts

Friday, 6 November 2015, 9:32 am | Making Sense of Fluoride

MSoF is greatly encouraged that the people of Thames have voted decisively to continue fluoridation and retain the safe and proven protection that fluoridation has delivered to the community since 1971. More >>

Anti-fluoridation campaign in Thames breaches rules

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 9:59 am | Making Sense of Fluoride

As voting in the Thames fluoridation referendum enters its final hours, MSoF has learned that complaints against the opponents' campaign signs and material have been upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority. More >>

Anti Fluoridation Advertisements Rejected

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 9:48 am | Making Sense of Fluoride

Over the past week, the Advertising Complaints Authority (ASA) has upheld three complaints made against the anti fluoride group (Fluoride Action Network of NZ) FANNZ. The complaints involved several advertisements authorized by FANNZ and placed in ... More >>

Group welcomes High Court Decision

Monday, 10 March 2014, 1:39 pm | Making Sense of Fluoride

The online advocacy group, Making Sense of Fluoride are welcoming the recent High Court decision to dismiss an attempt by New Health New Zealand to find the fluoridation of water unlawful. More >>