Monday, September 18, 2006

Improving Children's Oral Health Focus of National Gathering for Health Care Leaders: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance:

After 60 years of water fluoridation delivered to 2/3 of Americans on public water supplies and 100% of the food and beverage supply and over 50 years of fluoridated toothpaste which is 95% of the market:

"'Oral disease is a growing epidemic for children. It's no longer a problem for the poor -- there is growing evidence that dental disease is impacting children across all segments of society,' said Institute interim director Dr. Ron Inge, DDS. 'We are bringing the best minds in the industry together to find solutions to this national crisis in childhood oral health.'"