While building this list: As usual, although my silver poisoning page has been up at http://rjnpages.tripod.com/hmp.htm for four years, but it still fails to turn up on any of the search engines. A search at www.dogpile.com produces no results.

This link is probably the best page to use as a reference to the fact that fluoridated water significantly increases the body's uptake of heavy metals, (Silver is a heavy metal):

local copy: Dartmouth University Study (Sept '99) links fluoridation with high lead levels in children original: http://www.nofluoride.com/dartmouth_study.htm

There are many other references to other studies proving fluoridated water's increasing the body and brain's heavy metal uptake, expert testimonials, and a slew of links related to fluoridation, silver / mercury amalgam fillings, and other dental, health, activist, and sientific sites in the links that follow below. Searching for fluoridation and heavy metals on the web turns up very large numbers of hits.

local copy: Huge number of links to Fluorides and Dental FIllings Sites original: http://www.fluoridation.com/abstract.htm

local copy: More Fluoride, Fluoridation, Mercury Links original: http://www.fluoridation.com/links.htm

local copy: More links: The Crusade Against Dental Amalgam - Amalgam Links original: http://www.unpronounceable.com/amalgam/links.html

local copy: Dispelling the Myth of Fluoridation original: http://www.article4.com/h2oregon/index.html

local copy: U_S_ Army Medical Command Concerned About Fluoridating original: http://www.nofluoride.com/mullenix_bsa.htm

local copy: Poisoning the Well Neurotoxic Metals, Water Treatment, and Human Behavior original: http://www.article4.com/dartmouth.html

local copy: Fluoridated communities Pay More for dental care original: http://www.nofluoride.com/calhealth.htm

local copy: VOICE - The Fluoridation of Ireland original: http://www.voice.buz.org/fluoridation/index.html

local copy: Water A Toxic Dump? original: http://www.sonic.net/~kryptox/environ/toxidump.htm

original: Leading Dental Researcher Speaks Out Against Fluoridation

Silver poisoning is listed as a basis for disqualification for entry into the armed forces: See 39.4:

local copy: Military Service Medical Standards for Enlistment or Appointment original: http://usmilitary.about.com/careers/usmilitary/library/milinfo/intmedstandards/blgeneral.htm?iam=dpile&terms=%2B%22silver+poisoning%22