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Facing rising dental costs, seniors head to Mexico

...major, life-saving surgery.Matthew Messina, a practicing dentist and consumer adviser on behalf of the American Dental Association, said Americans who visit dentists in foreign countries should do a lot of research before they go.Different...
US lowers fluoride in water; too much causing splotchy teeth

...been a public health success, and communities should keep adding fluoride, said Kathleen O'Loughlin, the American Dental Association's executive director, who joined Lushniak in Monday's announcement.Lushniak added: "It is the best...
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Anchorage Assembly to explore fluoride debate

...after Assembly member Elvi Gray-Jackson pushed for a community debate.Fluoridation supporters include the American Dental Association, which says it's a safe and necessary way to prevent tooth decay.Critics question the safety of fluoride...
SEARHC hosts dental health fair for young children

...regular dental visits helps children get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums, according to the American Dental Association. During the children's dental health fair, kids will be given dental chair rides, will learn how to take...
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City should continue water fluoridation

...tremendous decrease in tooth decay in those communities that fluoridate their water supply. I quote from the American Dental Association's Web site, " The ADA is a strong supporter of community water fluoridation, cited by the CDC (Centers...
My turn: Dentists not water-quality experts school. Even the American Dental Association has reversed its previous...against fluoridation, the American Dental Association would make sure they couldn't...Research Council, EPA and American Dental Association say you should avoid it...
Ceremony celebrates dental aide program

...stirred up national controversy when it was first proposed several years ago. The Alaska Dental Society and the American Dental Association sued the state and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium last year, saying the aides would not be qualified...
Juneau says no to fluoride

...and infants directly ingest lead from fluoridated drinking water. Perhaps, this is another reason why the American Dental Association recently released an alert to advise not using fluoridated water to make infant formula. For further information...
Flouride can cause medical problems

...benefits everyone." It doesn't benefit infants under 1 year of age. They shouldn't get any at all. The American Dental Association recommended last November that parents and caregivers use fluoride-free bottled water to mix infant formula...
Fluoride proponents cite press releases

...the authors have appointments at Harvard. The Dyes' errors appear to come from news releases issued by the American Dental Association . The Dyes also claim...


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