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    Fluorine Research Paper

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    Introduction Fluorine is the 9th element on the periodic table. It is a light yellow gas and is most commonly known for helping your teeth. I choiced this element because it has the highest electronegativity. But what other traits does fluorine have? Read my ABC book and find out. A is for… Atomic number The atomic number of fluorine is 9. The most common isotope of fluorine is 19F and 18F. Fluorine is more stable in when it has 10 neutrons. Fluorine is a halogen and is placed on the right near the noble gas neon. B is for… Bonds Fluorine can bond with almost every element! It can create an ionic bond by bonding with another element such as sodium to create NaF. It can also use covalent bonds when bonding. Hydrogen…

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    century. The second reason they named it a health achievement was because it protects all ages against cavities. Studies show that fluoride in community water systems prevents at least 25 percent of tooth decay in children and adults. For over 70 years, the best available scientific evidence consistently indicates that community water fluoridation is safe and effective. It has been endorsed by numerous U.S. Surgeons General, and more than 100 health organizations recognize the health benefits…

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    Fluoride Water Crisis

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    Fluoride is an ionic compound derived from fluorine, the most reactive of all elements. Water fluoridation is the addition of chemical fluoride to public water supplies, for the purpose of reducing cavities. Fluoride was first added to public water supplies in 1945, and now, about two thirds of the U.S. population use fluoridated public water (CDC). Unlike any other water treatment process, fluoridation does not treat the water itself, but rather the person consuming it. The Food and Drug…

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    Water Fluoridation Essay

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    New Zealand Community Water Fluoridation: Is It Justifiable? Dental caries (tooth decay) is a chronic disease that affects all ages, and remains one of the most predominant diseases in New Zealand. If left untreated, possible ramifications could include, tooth loss (which may result in an undesirable appearance), pain, and infection. Therefore from an early age, it is essential to establish and implement good oral health practices. Examples of these practices (although not limited to) are,…

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    Pros And Cons Of Fluoride

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    people of Canada saw first hand what the dangers phosphate fluoride by-products cause. As one account states “Farmers noticed it first… Something mysterious burned the peppers, burned the fruit, dwarfed and shriveled the grains, damaged everything that grew. Something in the air destroyed the crops. Anyone could see it… They noticed it first in 1961. Again in ’62. Worse each year. Plants that didn’t burn, were dwarfed. Grain yields cut in half…Finally, a greater disaster revealed the source of…

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    the 20th century, water fluoridation has been heavily criticized by governments, scientists and even dentists from its inception. With fluoride’s recent classification as hazardous waste, fluoridation policies have come under renewed scrutiny. While there is no question that excessive amounts of fluoride cause dental fluorosis, there is a very large body of evidence linking fluoride to cancer, arthritis, hypothyroidism and neurotoxicity. If this wasn’t enough, there is historical evidence that…

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    population. Nevertheless, there have been raised concerns with the use of hydrofluorosilicic acid, the chemical acid used to fluoridate water, could pose significant health risks to the general population. In this paper, I will discuss the discovery and implementation of water fluoridation into public water systems with the main objective of preventing oral health concerns as well as discussing the results from numerous studies done on this topic of interest. Thesis: Personally, I believe that…

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    Fluorine Effects

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    Fluorine (F) is just like any other element such as Oxygen and Calcium. However, due to its composition with another element, it is often referred to as, “Fluoride ions” (F-) or simply “Fluoride.” Dietary fluoride is often found in tea and sea food. Nevertheless, it’s common sources are water, rocks, soils as well as the sea. This essay seeks to examine the negative impacts of fluoride. To begin, fluorine causes detrimental effects on the teeth by causing dental fluorosis, which was first noted…

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    Fluoridation of Drinking Water Jack Barth, AP Chemistry Water fluoridation is a common practice in many communities, both in the United States and worldwide. In 2012, 75% of American communities had access to fluoridated drinking water (Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2015). The CDC also touts the many advantages of fluoridated drinking water, such as lowered tooth decay among families and fewer dollars spent on dental procedures. However, many individuals and medical institutions…

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    vegetables. Foods cooked with fluoridated water, such as rice, pasta, steamed vegetables, etc. Non organic poultry like chicken nuggets, chicken soup, ground chicken etc. Beverages with Fluoride Fluoride has been known to be associated with have radiation development in the water supply. (Bukro, C., 1975).Fluoridated water is a known beverage to contain fluoride, but there are other drinks that contain just as must fluoride. Most beverages are also made of water which would make sense to why it…

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