Saturday, February 19, 2005

Local News - Public Opinion -

Most of Franklin County, PA, is fluoridated:

"The center treats about 10 to 15 children per month with multiple cavities or baby bottle syndrome, a rotting of the front teeth at the gum line that occurs in children ages 2 to 5.

Other 5- and 6-year-olds need to have their baby teeth extracted because they've become decayed. Hicks said some children's teeth are so bad that they were sent to pediatric specialists in other parts of the state."