Saturday, February 17, 2007

Sky News Australia - [Health News]

Sky News Australia - [Health News]:

In 75% fluoridated Australia:

MBF Chief Medical Officer Dr Christine Bennett says the overall dental health of children is deteriorating in spite of protection from fluoridation of domestic water supplies. "

"The health fund MBF has released figures showing a 42 per cent increase in children being treated in private hospitals for dental cavities."

"Six year olds experienced the biggest increase in private hospital admissions with 42 in the year 2000 almost doubling to 82 in 2005."