Friday, October 20, 2006

Localities told to make fluoride fixes:

Cities in Virginia "Fluoride levels were 4.7 milligrams per liter in parts of Smithfield and as high as 6.01 milligrams per liter in the Holland area of Suffolk in 2005."

"'I see so many kids in this county with horrible-looking teeth,' Schlaudecker said.

'My concern is for the children, and the parents don't understand how bad the water is,' she said.

'These kids are going to have ugly teeth for the rest of their lives.'

Schlaudecker, who lives in Gatling Pointe South, received a high-fluoride notice from the county, but she couldn't understand it."