U.S. Lowers Fluoride Levels in Water



Americans are now consuming too much fluoride, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday, and the government will lower the amount it puts into drinking water as a result. Since 1962, when the U.S. began advising flouride be added to drinking water, the amount has stayed steady at 0.7 parts per million in warm areas and 1.2 parts per million in cool regions. Additional flouride, a mineral, was proven to reduce tooth decay and prevent cavities.

Now the ratio will be lowered to 0.7 across the board after studies found that 40 percent of adolescents had tooth streaking or spottiness due to too much consumption of flouride, which is also included in various tooth products. Read more at ABC News.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}


  1. fluoride is toxic byproduct of chemical manufacturing which is very expensive to dispose of, hence its fed to the population!

  2. Yes fluoride is very healthy for ones teeth, but not for the rest of ones body. You’re not supposed to ingest it, just brush it on your teeth.

  3. all those idiots yelling for lower fluoride in the water because its a byproduct that is added for profit. should realize fluoride is added for the health of the teeth. what costs more to dental insurance/government assistance dental work which includes filled cavities dental caps topical fluoride treatment or fluoride in the tap water ????? obviously dental work costs more!!!!!!!