• Media reports on the “Tooth Fairy Project” from sources like the New York Times and USA Today

    Baby teeth offer radioactive cluesUSA TODAY, January 1, 2004. Read the article Using Baby Teeth As A Geiger CounterNew York Times, November 11, 2003, Read the article

  • Five medical journal articles about the findings

    A Short Latency Between Radiation Exposure From Nuclear Plants And Cancer In Young ChildrenInternational Journal of Health Services, 2006     An Unexpected Rise in Strontium-90 in U.S. Deciduous Teeth in the 1990s The Science of the Total Environment, 2003     Strontium-90 in Deciduous Teeth as a Factor in Early Childhood CancerInternational Journal of […]


    In March 2014, the Radiation and Public Health Project organized a citizen radiation monitoring network near the Oyster Creek nuclear plant. The plant consists of a reactor 60 miles south of midtown Manhattan – the oldest of the 100 U.S. reactors. Local activist Janet Tauro developed the idea. The network involves citizens recording airborne radiation […]

  • Tooth Donation Form/Kit

    How to Send Teeth If not already clean, wash the teeth and let them dry. Wrap each tooth in paper and cushion with tissue or something similar. Print out the tooth donation form, fill it out, and send it with the teeth to:Radiation and Public HealthP.O. Box 1260Ocean City NJ 08226 Do not worry if you […]