Monday, December 10, 2007

The Charleston Gazette - News

The Charleston Gazette - News:

"As many as 25 percent of babies born too small and too early in the United States each year may be attributed to infectious oral disease, according to the National Institutes of Health. It’s suspected that bacteria and toxins from gum disease enter a woman’s bloodstream and cause inflammation that triggers premature labor."

This is another reason why the critical and sometimes fatal lack of access to dental care in America won't be solved by water fluoridation.