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Frito pie is part of a bigger picture

...daily, and all of it was chocolate. "Sodas are of concern because of the sugar content," said Brad Whistler, dental officer with the state. "Sipping on sodas all day promotes tooth decay due to sugar content, and the acidity can lead to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101302/loc_lunch2.shtml
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City: Fluoride was cut off to clean effluent

...fluoridation provides a more frequent exposure of fluoride to the teeth than topically applied gels, said Brad Whistler, dental officer with the state Department of Health and Social Services. It costs about 98 cents per person for a community the size...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031504/loc_fluoride.shtml
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My Turn: Fluoridation is key to promoting oral health

...considering this important issue and resuming this important public health intervention. Brad Whistler of Juneau is the dental officer for the Alaska Department of Health & Social Services.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032404/opi_myturn.shtml
Opinion
City wants to study fluoride

...water. Water fluoridation reduces dental decay in children, adults and the elderly, according to Brad Whistler, dental officer for the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. Early studies of water fluoridation found reductions in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032904/loc_fluoride.shtml
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Alaska gets high marks for dental prevention programs

...to use that care. One way to do that was to boost reimbursement rates for those covered by Medicaid, said State Dental Officer Brad Whistler. The Department of Health and Social Services worked with the Legislature to improve reimbursement...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-05-23/alaska-gets-high-marks-dental-preventio
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Panel finds no middle ground on fluoridation

...drug in my drinking water when it needs a doctor's prescription to get fluoride?" Buzzell asked. Brad Whistler, dental officer of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, supports fluoridation. He argues that there is little scientific...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121704/loc_20041217002.shtml
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