Thursday, November 02, 2006, Top Stories - Pulling teeth for a cause:

Americans with money get their teeth whitened, straightened, bonded, veneered, and/or capped. Americans without money get their teeth pulled and fluoride in their water

Annapolis, Maryland is fluoridated:

"Within four hours last week, oral surgeons Dr. Clifford S. Walzer, Dr. Neil J. Sullivan and Dr. Borek L. Hlousek saw 34 patients and pulled 189 teeth in their Annapolis office...“It’s fun. It’s our way of giving back,” Dr. Walzer said."

"A survey done by the county Health Department in 2004 reported that nearly 77 percent of respondents had been to the dentist in the previous year. But of those who hadn’t seen a dentist, 53 percent said it was because they didn’t have insurance."