Saturday, January 30, 2010

Community Briefs: Jan. 30

Community Briefs: Jan. 30:

After 65 years of water fluoridation in the U.S., 55 years of fluoridated toothpaste and a virtually 100% fluoridated food and beverage supply with up to 48% of US school children sporting fluoride overdose symptms (discolored teeth):

"52 percent of 6- to 8-year-olds have tooth decay, however due to lack of access to care these children go untreated."