Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Cincinnati, Ohio, fluoridated since 1979

Report: "Greater Cincinnati's Oral Health Crisis..."

"Today, in Greater Cincinnati, nearly a half million people live in third world conditions with respect to their oral health -- they live with pain, face long waiting lists for treatment, and often must rely on hospital emergency rooms, which can provide temporary relief of pain and treat infection, but cannot repair the underlying causes of their oral problems. Routine dental care, in an appropriate setting, provided by the appropriate health professional, is simply not available to them