Charter review reopens water fluoridation debate

Charter review reopens water fluoridation debate
Despite support from the American Dental Association, a portion of Americans still believe the chemical has dangerous side effects that were not well-researched. In 2013, tens of thousands of Portland, Oregon, citizens signed a petition rejecting …

Residents petition for removal of fluoride from water in Topsfield
Dentists still apply fluoride during routine teeth cleanings, and the American Dental Association still supports fluoridated public water supplies. But "the objection is chronic exposure unknowingly," Coulon said. "You cannot count on how much you're …
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At the Hospitals: Aug. 10, 2014
A national 2013 American Dental Association study indicated that nearly 1 in 5 low-income adults reported that they or a family member sought treatment in an emergency room for dental pain. “One of our three focus areas of impact is health and this …
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