Commentaries

Community water fluoridation predicts increase in age-adjusted incidence and prevalence of diabetes in 22 states from 2005 and 2010

Publication Fluegge K.  – Journal of Water and Health. 2016;14(5):864-77 Reviewer Center for Fluoride Research Analysis/ Fluoride Science Editorial Board A Muddle of Models Overview The paper by Fluegge (J Water and Health 2016) examined county level estimates of diabetes prevalence and incidence and their association with community water fluoridation status at the county level in the United States in 2005 and 2010. Several statistical models were presented and the author concluded that the type…

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Physiologic conditions affect toxicity of ingested industrial fluoride

PUBLICATION Sauerheber R.  – J Environ Public Health. 2013;2013:Article ID 439490. REVIEWER Gary Whitford, PHD, DMD  – Dr. Whitford is a Regents Professor, Department of Oral Biology, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta OVERVIEW The paper by Richard Sauerheber, titled Physiologic Conditions Affect Toxicity of Ingested Industrial Fluoride (Journal of Environmental and Public Health, Vol 2013, Article ID 439490) contains several errors and misconceptions that will be discussed below. More importantly the author…

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Neurodegenerative Changes in Different Regions of Brain, Spinal Cord and Sciatic Nerve of Rats Treated with Sodium Fluoride

PUBLICATION Reddy PY, Reddy KP, Kumar KP. Neurodegenerative changes in different regions of brain, spinal cord and sciatic nerve of rats treated with sodium fluoride. J Med Allied Sci. 2011;1(1):30-5. REVIEWER Gary Whitford, PHD, DMD Dr. Whitford is a Regents Professor, Department of Oral Biology, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta Introduction The references that are cited (eg, papers by Waldbott, Mullinex, Burgstahler and Colquhoun) indicate that the authors favor publications by persons with…

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