Thursday, March 22, 2007

The Daily Press - Ashland, WI

The Daily Press - Ashland, WI:

Wisconsin is 89% fluoridated:

"But in the midst of our state's greater health care crisis is a lesser known — though equally devastating — crisis, which similarly burdens the northwest in greater proportion than the rest of the state. It's access to dental care, especially for low- and moderate- income families in rural Wisconsin. In fact, low-income families are three times less likely to receive dental care than middle-income families, and northern Wisconsin has the highest incidence of tooth decay among children in the state. "