Tagged: misrepresentation

Mary Byrne’s criticism is misplaced and avoids the real issues - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Mar 14, 2018

First, thanks to Mary Byrne and FFNZ for this response (see Anti-fluoride group coordinator responds to my article). Hopefully, this will help encourage some good faith scientific discussion of the issues involved in my original article (Paul Connett’s misrepresentation of maternal F exposure study debunked). I am pleased to promote such scientific exchange. I will deal with the issues Mary … Read More

Misrepresentation of the new Cochrane fluoridation review - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jun 20, 2015

A new fluoridation review was published this week – Water fluoridation for the prevention of dental caries from the Cochrane Oral Health Group. It’s main message is: “Data suggest that the introduction of water fluoridation resulted in a 35% reduction in … Continue reading → … Read More

Connett fiddles the data on fluoride - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Apr 23, 2015

I am always suspicious when activists present simple figures to confirm their bias and fool their audience. I think anti-fluoride activists do this a lot. Here is an example in Paul Connett’s presentation to the recent Sydney anti-fluoride conference. Connett uses data from Xiang et al (2003) and some of Xiang’s other papers and presentation to … … Continue reading … Read More