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My Turn: Support fluoride for the children's tooth decay - good ol' dental caries (five times more likely than...I've seen kids suffer due to dental caries - and you think dental fluorosis...water "to protect the public from dental caries [not whether or not to]. Guidelines...
Supplemental fluoride care leaves out those on Medicaid

...matter to the rest of us? Because dental caries in children are at an all-time...every year. Delayed treatment for dental caries, or any illness, means higher...back to the people of Alaska. Dental caries are associated with many other...
My Turn: Too much fluoride out there already

...20 to 40 percent improvement in dental caries (cavities) rates in children that followed dental caries rates in 1986-87. Only about...Fluoride is clearly not the answer to dental caries. Overall, as oral hygiene has...
Vote yes on fluoride

...It is safe, effective, and works. It will help all children and also those of us who grow older in preventing dental caries and help maintain oral health. For the elderly, with gums naturally receding and decreased saliva, the risk for...
Dr. Kim Hort wins NOHC Clinical Excellence Award

...Hort also has made several presentations and led many staff trainings on SEARHC's caries risk assessment program (dental caries is the tooth decay that leads to cavities). For more information about the Denali KidCare program and its eligibility...
My turn: The facts against fluoride

...In 2000, the Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology journal wrote, "In contrast to the anticipated increase in dental caries following the cessation of water fluoridation in the cities Chemnitz and Plauen, a significant fall in caries prevalence...
My Turn: A physician calls for fluoridation

...Great Falls, Mont., it is a naturally occurring substance, and does not need to be added to the water system.) Dental caries is one of the most common disorders of children. It is not a "normal" thing or variation; it is a disease. Not...
VoxBox » Blog Archive » Should the city continue to fluoridate its water?

...fluoridation will pony up and figure out a way to come together and help those who have cultural and genetic predispostions to dental caries. My fear is that most will simply chalk it up to a ?hey I won!? attitude and walk away from those without voices...


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