Dental Caries


The geographical distribution and other epidemiological characteristics of multiple sclerosis (MS) are compared with those of dental caries. The rates of death due to MS in Australian states are linearly related to the numbers of decayed, missing, and filled (DMF) teeth found in individuals from those states (r=0.97, P less than 0.002). In the United States of America, a strong positive correlation (r=0.55, P less than 0.001) also exists between MS death rates and dental caries indices. The prevalence of MS in 45 countries or areas correlates well with the frequencies of DMF teeth among children of school age in those locations (r=0.78, P less than 0.001). The prevalence of MS also correlates well with the percentage of edentulous individuals in certain countries (r=0.99, P less than 0.001). A review of the literature shows that the risk for dental caries is lower among the following groups: the lower socioeconomic classes in the United States of America; Chinese immigrants to England compared with natives; blacks compared with whites; and males compared with females. The dental caries risk is higher during pregnancy and lactation. All these trends have been described for MS as well. It is suggested that dental caries may be a more accurate epidemiological model for MS than poliomyelitis. It is also suggested that MS and dental caries may share certain aetiological factors, two of which may be dietary excess of certain fats, and vitamin D deficiency.

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Nobody brushes their teeth more than Americans, nobody uses more fluoride than Americans, nobody gets bombarded more with toothpaste commercials than Americans, and nobody has more dental caries [tooth decay] than Americans.  If there's a relationship, it IS that brushing your teeth, especially with pop products like Crest Toothpaste, causes them to rot faster, particularly when fluoride is involved.
If dental caries is simply a bacteria, why is it so hard for the dental profession to find a way to eliminate it?  Isn't there something better than a rat poison like fluoride to wash our mouths with, especially when ALL Europeans KNEW half a century ago that fluoridating water DOES NOT WORK, and in fact is *extremely* dangerous to your health?
We must take to task the following well-intentioned but erroneous statement:
"Despite their near unanimous rejection of water fluoridation, the countries of western Europe have experienced the same? decline in tooth decay as the heavily fluoridated US - and today enjoy, on average, the same rate of tooth decay. This fact raises many questions concerning the US Center for Disease Control's suggestion that the decline of tooth decay in the US is chiefly a result of water fluoridation."
American children HAVE been fluoridated yet only 33% are caries free compared to 50% of children in Belgium, 61% of children in both Hong Kong and Australia, 67% in Germany, 70% in Norway, and 73% in Sweden, who NEVER had their drinking water forcibly fluoridated by government edict.  There are almost no dentists in the Philippines, yet the percent of children in the Philippines who are caries free is only about a third that of the US.  This is by no stretch of the imagination "the same decline"--this is orders of magnitude more healthy children in fluoride free countries.
China, with a population more than four times greater than the U.S. began fluoridating their water but STOPPED that process when they witnessed the extremely bad health effects, and now 40% of Chinese children are caries free.  This is not a great health record--but it's literally MILLIONS of more healthier children than ours, 93 million more to be precise.
You don't have to be a rocket scientist to figure out that when the percentage of children who are caries free is two to three times as great in country after country which did NOT forcibly fluoridate their water supply than children in a country which DID forcibly fluoridate their water supply--THAT YOU STOP DOING IT!  Why do communist Chinese bureaucrats react like rocket scientists while ours react like Neanderthals [though this is an insult to Neanderthals because it now appears they did far more than we ever did to prevent dental caries]?
You don't have to be an "anti-semite" to make the simple observation that putting jews who take the Kol Nidre Oath, with IQ's lower than Koko the Gorilla, in charge of health care does not lead to HEALTHY children.


Free Speech

 It's the media, not the US Constitution, which proclaims from the rooftops that "free speech" applies only to the media, and thus not to we the people, particularly when the media literally drowns out any speech by we the people.  But with that claim comes a certain amount of responsibility, namely that our children not be taught that some putative holocaust is thousands of more important to them than the health of their own teeth:

The media has lost all credibility, and thus any right to free speech, by ignoring that vital responsibility.

The following statement from the DHHS is a CERTIFIABLE LIE!


The improvement in oral health in America is one of the major public health success

stories of this century. Public health measures such as fluoridation of water, preventive

approaches available for self-care (fluoride), and professional dental services

(fluorides and dental sealants) have resulted in dramatic reductions in dental caries

among children and young adults."

Dental caries is now known to be an infectious disease caused by the transmission of bacteria from parents and other caregivers [like dentists?] to the child. It has been referred to by many experts as "the silent epidemic." [NO KIDDING!  Did YOU know that they'd already established caries was caused by a simple BACTERIA?  I sure did NOT!] The 2000 publication Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General was a milestone, providing overwhelming evidence of the epidemic. Significantly, the preface to the report states, "Those who suffer the worst oral health are found among the poor of all ages, with poor children and poor older Americans particularly vulnerable." Citing the association between poor oral health and a variety of serious medical conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and adverse pregnancy outcomes, the report makes it clear that oral health is integral to overall health. The report goes on to state that oral health care should be included in the provision of primary health care and incorporated into the design of community health programs.

If you ever wondered if Wikipedia is run by filthy Edomite sodomite jews, note how even this "encyclopedia" is still promoting FLUORIDATION!!
Dental caries is a disease which damages the structures of teeth.[1] Tooth decay or cavities are consequences of caries. If left untreated, the disease can lead to pain, tooth loss, infection, and, in severe cases, death.[2] There is a long history of dental caries, with evidence showing the disease was present in the Bronze, Iron, and Medieval ages but also prior to the neolithic period.[3] The largest increases in the prevalence of caries have been associated with diet changes.[3][4] Today, it remains one of the most common diseases throughout the world.

There are numerous ways to classify dental caries.[5] Although the presentation may differ, the risk factors and development among distinct types of caries remain largely similar. Initially, it may appear as a small chalky area but eventually develop into a large, brown cavitation. Though sometimes caries may be seen directly, radiographs are frequently needed to inspect less visible areas of teeth and to judge the extent of destruction.

Tooth decay is caused by certain types of acid-producing bacteria (specifically Lactobacillus species, Streptococcus mutans, and Actinomyces species) which cause damage in the presence of fermentable carbohydrates such as sucrose, fructose, and glucose.[6][7][8] The resulting high levels of acidity from lactic acid in the mouth affect teeth because a tooth's special mineral content causes it to be sensitive to low pH. Specifically, a tooth (which is primarily mineral in content) is in a constant state of back-and-forth demineralization and remineralization between the tooth and surrounding saliva. When the pH at the surface of the tooth drops below 5.5, demineralization proceeds faster than remineralization (i.e. there is a net loss of mineral structure on the tooth's surface). This results in the ensuing decay. Depending on the extent of tooth destruction, various treatments can be used to restore teeth to proper form, function, and aesthetics, but there is no known method to regenerate large amounts of tooth structure. Instead, dental health organizations advocate preventive and prophylactic measures, such as regular oral hygiene and dietary modifications, to avoid dental caries.[9]

The number of cases has decreased in some developed countries, and this decline is usually attributed to increasingly better oral hygiene practices and preventive measures such as fluoride treatmentThe number of cases has decreased in some developed countries, and this decline is usually attributed to increasingly better oral hygiene practices and preventive measures such as fluoride treatment

The ADA recommends the following for good oral hygiene:

bullet Brush your teeth twice a day with an ADA-accepted fluoride toothpaste. Replace your toothbrush every three or four months, or sooner if the bristles are frayed. A worn toothbrush won't do a good job of cleaning your teeth.
bullet Clean between teeth daily with floss or an interdental cleaner. Decay–causing bacteria still linger between teeth where toothbrush bristles can’t reach. This helps remove plaque and food particles from between the teeth and under the gum line.
bullet Eat a balanced diet and limit between-meal snacks.
bullet Visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and oral exams.

Antimicrobial mouth rinses and toothpastes reduce the bacterial count and inhibit bacterial activity in dental plaque, which can cause gingivitis, an early, reversible form of periodontal (gum) disease. ADA-Accepted antimicrobial mouth rinses and toothpastes have substantiated these claims by demonstrating significant reductions in plaque and gingivitis. Fluoride mouth rinses help reduce and prevent tooth decay. Clinical studies have demonstrated that use of a fluoride mouth rinse and fluoride toothpaste can provide extra protection against tooth decay over that provided by fluoride toothpaste alone. Fluoride mouth rinse is not recommended for children age six or younger because they may swallow the rinse. Consumers should always check the manufacturer’s label for precautions and age recommendations and talk with their dentist about the use of fluoride mouth rinse.

Talk to your dentist about what types of oral care products will be most effective for you. The ADA Seal on a product is your assurance that it has met ADA criteria for safety and effectiveness. Look for the ADA Seal on fluoride toothpaste, toothbrushes, floss, interdental cleaners, oral irrigators, mouth rinses and other oral hygiene products.

See animations that show brushing and flossing.

About 92.4 percent of Filipinos have dental carries and 78 percent have periodontal disease according to the 1998 National Monitoring and Epidemiological Dental Survey, There is no recent survey of a similar kind but it is very likely that current prevalence of dental caries and periodontal disease remains to be high. In terms of DMFT (decayed, missing, filled teeth) Index, the Philippines ranked second worst among 21WHOWestern Pacific countries. Dental caries and periodontal disease are significantly more prevalent in rural than urban areas. This is not surprising considering that in a survey with the members of the Philippine Dental Association in 1998, 88.4 percent of respondent dentists claimed that their practice was based in an urban area, 10.9 percent were in suburban centers while only 0.7 percent were in a rural location. However, the prevalence of dental caries and periodontal disease is also high in urban  areas.
The Philippines presents one of the highest levels of dental caries in the whole world. “9 out of 10 Filipinos have dental caries… and there has been no change in this picture for the last 20 years…”

In Northern Philippines, a cross sectional survey of 993 children aged 2-6 years on ECC prevalence has shown the following: 2 YO 59%, 3 YO 85%, 4 YO 90%, 5 YO 94% and 6 YO 92%. According to the Department of Health, DMFT for 12 year old Filipino children is 4.6. More than 90% remain untreated.


There are only around 50 active pediatric dentists in the country, and the majority are situated in urban areas. There is only 1 public health dentist for every 39,000 Filipinos.

The Department of Education has 600 dentists but there are 36,000 schools all

over the country. The Department of Health has 2000 dentists but there are 3000 government hospitals and community health centers all over the country.

The national budget for dental health is only .0017% of the total budget of the Department of Health.

Water Fluoridation (recommended fluoride levels vary from country to country):
Country recommended level parts per million (ppm): 1ppm
Natural occurring levels of fluoride population served (millions): In certain areas in Luzon, natural
fluoride content of water is high. Areas such as Cavite, Pangasinan and Nueva Ecija in Luzon and in
Bukidnon in Mindanao

"Dental caries (i.e., tooth decay) is an infectious, multifactorial disease afflicting most persons in industrialized countries and some developing countries (1). Fluoride reduces the incidence of dental caries and slows or reverses the progression of existing lesions (i.e., prevents cavities). Although pit and fissure sealants, meticulous oral hygiene, and appropriate dietary practices contribute to caries prevention and control, the most effective and widely used approaches have included fluoride use. Today, all U.S. residents are exposed to fluoride to some degree, and widespread use of fluoride has been a major factor in the decline in the prevalence and severity of dental caries in the United States and other economically developed countries (1). Although this decline is a major public health achievement, the burden of disease is still considerable in all age groups. Because many fluoride modalities are effective, inexpensive, readily available, and can be used in both private and public health settings, their use is likely to continue."
The prevalence and severity of dental caries in the United States have decreased substantially during the preceding 3 decades (39). National surveys have reported that the prevalence of any dental caries among children aged 12--17 years declined from 90.4% in 1971--1974 to 67% in 1988--1991; severity (measured as the mean number of decayed, missing, or filled teeth) declined from 6.2 to 2.8 during this period (40--43).

These decreases in caries prevalence and severity have been uneven across the general population; the burden of disease now is concentrated among certain groups and persons. For example, 80% of the dental caries in permanent teeth of U.S. children aged 5--17 years occurs among 25% of those children (43). To develop and apply appropriate and effective caries prevention and control strategies, identification and assessment of groups and persons at high risk for developing new carious lesions is essential (44). Caries risk assessment is difficult because it attempts to account for the complex interaction of multiple factors. Although various methods for assessing risk exist, no single model predominates in this emerging science. Models that take multiple factors into account predict the risk more accurately, especially for groups rather than persons. However, for persons in a clinical setting, models do not improve on a dentist's perception of risk after examining a patient and considering the personal circumstances (45).


Tooth Decay has declined as drastically in unfluoridated Europe over the past half century as it has in fluoridated North America (US & Canada):

Despite their near unanimous rejection of water fluoridation, the countries of western Europe have experienced the same decline in tooth decay as the heavily fluoridated US - and today enjoy, on average, the same rate of tooth decay. This fact raises many questions concerning the US Center for Disease Control's suggestion that the decline of tooth decay in the US is chiefly a result of water fluoridation.

The following are excerpts from recent studies discussing the decline of caries in Europe. Following the excerpts are recent data on tooth decay from the World Health Organization.

"[D]uring the period 1979-81, especially in western Europe where there is little fluoridation, a number of dental examinations were made and compared with surveys carried out a decade or so before. It soon became clear that large reductions in caries had been occurring in unfluoridated areas. The magnitudes of these reductions are generally comparable with those observed in fluoridated areas over similar periods of time." - Diesendorf, D. (1986). The Mystery of Declining Tooth Decay. Nature. 322(10): 125-129.

"The caries attack rate in industrialized countries, including the United States and Canada, has decreased dramatically over the past 40 years." - Fomon SJ, Ekstrand J, Ziegler EE. (2000). Fluoride intake and prevalence of dental fluorosis: trends in fluoride intake with special attention to infants. J Public Health Dent 60(3):131-9.

"[T]here is a general agreement that a marked reduction in caries prevalence has occurred among children in most of the developed countries in recent decades." - Petersson GH, Bratthall D. (1996). The caries decline: a review of reviews. Eur J Oral Sci 104(4(Pt 2)):436-43.

"A very marked decline in caries prevalence [in Europe] was seen in children and adolescents...The number of edentulous adults in Europe has also been declining considerably." - Reich E. (2001). Trends in caries and periodontal health epidemiology in Europe. Int Dent J. 51(6 Suppl 1):392-8.

"Caries prevalence data from recent studies in all European countries showed a general trend towards a further decline for children and adolescents...The available data on the use of toothbrushes, fluorides and other pertinent items provided few clues as to the causes of the decline in caries prevalence." - Marthaler TM, O'Mullane DM, Vrbic V. (1996). The prevalence of dental caries in Europe 1990-1995. ORCA Saturday afternoon symposium 1995. Caries Res 30(4):237-55

"The regular use of fluoridated toothpastes has been ascribed a major role in the observed decline in caries prevalence in industrialized countries during the last 20 to 25 years, but only indirect evidence supports this claim." - Haugejorden O. (1996). Using the DMF gender difference to assess the "major" role of fluoride toothpastes in the caries decline in industrialized countries: a meta-analysis. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 24(6):369-75.

Belgium - Unfluoridated:

"Caries-free children increased from 4% to 50%. A reduction of the mean number of teeth attacked by dental caries from 7.5 to 1.6 and of tooth surfaces from 11.5 to 2.5 (P<0.001) was observed...A remarkable decline in dental caries was observed during the 15-yr period." - Carvalho JC, Van Nieuwenhuysen JP, D'Hoore W. (2001). The decline in dental caries among Belgian children between 1983 and 1998. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 29(1):55-61.

Finland - Unfluoridated:

"During the 10 years, substantial decreases were seen in the mean numbers of dental visits (from 4.0 to 2.4) and fillings (from 2.9 to 1.2). The greatest decrease was seen in the number of fillings made in incisors." - Vehkalahti M, Rytomaa I, Helminen S. (1991). Decline in dental caries and public oral health care of adolescents. Acta Odontol Scand 49(6):323-8.

France - Unfluoridated:

"Epidemiological surveys showed a marked decrease of caries prevalence in French children during the last 20 years."- Obry-Musset AM. (1998). [Epidemiology of dental caries in children] [Article in French] Arch Pediatr 5(10):1145-8.

Germany - Unfluoridated:

"Caries rates are on the decline in the Federal Republic of Germany, too. And, in some cases considerable, increase in the number of children with caries-free teeth and a clear reduction in the average number of carious teeth has been recorded, above all in kindergartens with preventive dentistry programmes." - Gulzow HJ. (1990). [Preventive dentistry in the Federal Republic of Germany] [Article in German] Oralprophylaxe 12(2):53-60.

Greece - Unfluoridated:

"The percentage of caries-free children for the total examined population increased by 94% while the reduction in DMFT index ranged between 38 and 70%. Treatment need was significantly lower in 1991 compared to 1982 in both dentitions." - Athanassouli I, et al. (1994). Dental caries changes between 1982 and 1991 in children aged 6-12 in Athens, Greece. Caries Res 28(5):378-82.

Iceland - Unfluoridated:

"During the last decade, a continuous decrease in dental caries has been observed among schoolchildren in Iceland...There does not seem to be any single factor responsible for the onset of the caries decline. - Einarsdottir KG, Bratthall D. (1996). Restoring oral health: On the rise and fall of dental caries in Iceland. Eur J Oral Sci 104(4 ( Pt 2)):459-69.

The Netherlands - Unfluoridated:

"According to WHO criteria, 12-year-old children in The Netherlands now have a very low caries experience." - Truin GJ, Konig KG, Bronkhorst EM. (1994). Caries prevalence in Belgium and The Netherlands. Int Dent J 44(4 Suppl 1):379-8.

Nordic Countries - Unfluoridated: .

"Despite differences in the dental health care services and the recording and reporting systems, a consistent and similar decline in dental caries is evident for Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden during the last two decades." - von der Fehr FR. (1994). Caries prevalence in the Nordic countries. Int Dent J 44(4 Suppl 1):371-8.

Sweden - Unfluoridated:

"Between 1967 and 1992 the mean dmfs values declined from 7.8 to 1.8. The decline was greatest between 1967 and 1980 and then levelled off." - Stecksen-Blicks C, Holm AK. (1995). Dental caries, tooth trauma, malocclusion, fluoride usage, toothbrushing and dietary habits in 4-year-old Swedish children: changes between 1967 and 1992. Int J Paediatr Dent 5(3):143-8

Swtizerland - Unfluoridated: (All of Switzerland is unfluoridated except for one city, Basel)

"Caries prevalence has declined by 70-84 percent since the late sixties." - Marthaler TM. (1991). [School dentistry in Zurich Canton: changes as a result of caries reduction of 80 to 85 percent] [Article in German] Oralprophylaxe 13(4):115-22.

"Surveys of dental caries prevalence were carried out from 1970-1993 in schoolchildren of the city of Zurich. DMFT experience declined by 68 to 80%, while the average dmft decreased by 48-53% (ages 7 to 9)." - Steiner M, Menghini G, Curilovic Z, Marthaler T. (1994). [The caries occurrence in schoolchildren of the city of Zurich in 1970-1993. A view of prevention in new immigrants] [Article in German]. Schweiz Monatsschr Zahnmed 104(10):1210-8.

The following is data from the World Health Organization (see

DMFT Status (Decayed, Missing & Filled teeth) for 12 year olds:

  DMFTs Year Status
Australia 0.8 1998 fluoridated
Zurich, Switzerland 0.84 1998 unfluoridated
Netherlands 0.9 1992-93 unfluoridated
Sweden 0.9 1999 unfluoridated
Denmark 0.9 2001 unfluoridated
UK (England, Scotland, N. Ire) 1.1 1996-97 10% fluoridated
Ireland 1.1 1997 fluoridated
Finland 1.1 1997 unfluoridated
US 1.4 1988-91 fluoridated
Norway 1.5 1998 unfluoridated
Iceland 1.5 1996 unfluoridated
New Zealand 1.5 1993 fluoridated
Belgium 1.6 1998 unfluoridated
Germany 1.7 1997 unfluoridated
Austria 1.7 1997 unfluoridated
France 1.9 1998 unfluoridated

Data from: WHO Oral Health Country/Area Profile Programme Department of Noncommunicable Diseases Surveillance/Oral Health WHO Collaborating Centre, Malmö University, Sweden


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