Sunday, August 06, 2006 - Galesburg Register-Mail Online:

Galesburg, Illinois, is fluoridated:

"The Illinois Rural Health Association's report said '... the limited number of dentists willing to provide care to children with Medicaid has been the most significant barrier to dental care.'

According to the study, only 34 percent of dentists were enrolled in Medicaid and only 76 percent of the enrolled dentists took Medicaid patients. For the most part, they don't take Medicaid patients because they don't get fully reimbursed."