loading
6Comments

Tell us about yourself!

Complete Your Profile
  • RobertM55 commented on Omega2's instructable DIY dentistry8 months ago
    DIY dentistry

    First of all, internal fluoride is not ineffective - it does have a strengthening effect on developing teeth. Second, babies do have teeth - you can't see them, because they haven't erupted from the gums. Third - you have to be careful about the context in which you label something "poison." Most of what we are made of is poisonous in larger amounts than are beneficial. "The dose makes the poison" is true for nearly everything, including a list of essential vitamins and minerals. If you want to argue that too much fluoride is poisonous and detrimental to health - that TOO MUCH causes fluoridosis both in teeth and bones - THAT is demonstrably true, and a good argument.

    First of all, internal fluoride does have a strengthening effect on developing teeth. Second, babies do have teeth - you can't see them, because they haven't erupted from the gums. Third - you have to be careful about the context in which you label something "poison." Most of what we are made of is poisonous in larger amounts than are beneficial. "The dose makes the poison" is true for nearly everything, including a list of essential vitamins and minerals. If you want to argue that too much fluoride is poisonous and detrimental to health - that TOO MUCH causes fluoridosis both in teeth and bones - THAT is demonstrably true, and a good argument.

    View Instructable »