Sunday, February 06, 2005

Pulling preventive dental care may cost all of us more in end:

Ohio is 91% fluoridated:

"There were 17,102 emergency dental visits at 25 hospitals surveyed in 2003 by the Greater Cincinnati Health Council. That represents just 2 percent of all cases handled by local ERs, but the sheer number is staggering when you consider that many of those problems - and the subsequent cost to taxpayers - could have been prevented with routine care, critics say."