Tagged: Sciblogs

Comparing the Cochrane and NZ Fluoridation Reviews - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jul 26, 2015

New Zealand policy makers and health professionals should be wary about much of the current media comments on the Cochrane Fluoridation Review (Iheozor-Ejiofor 2015). Anti-fluoridation campaigners are misrepresenting it and distorting its findings. They are using cherry-picked quotes to make claims … Continue reading → … Read More

Cochrane fluoridation review. III: Misleading section on dental fluorosis - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jul 03, 2015

The Cochrane review did not look at the effect of community water fluoridation (CWF) on dental fluorosis. It simply reviewed data on the prevalence of dental fluorosis at different fluoride drinking water concentrations – up to 7.6 ppm which is … Continue reading → … Read More

Cochrane fluoridation review. I: Most research ignored - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jun 29, 2015

With the publication of the new Cochrane Fluoridation Review (Water fluoridation for the prevention of dental caries) we have, once again,  both fluoridation supporters and opponents claiming it as evidence for their contradictory positions. They surely both cannot be right. … Continue reading → … Read More