Friday, August 26, 2011

Even if fluoridation did reduce tooth decay and costs, many dentists overcharge anyway: A News 8 investigation revealed that during that period, Texas taxpayers spent $424 million on orthodontic treatment for children under Medicaid. Taxpayers spent $100 million in 2008, $140 million in 2009, and $184 million in 2010, state records show.

Last year, Texas spent as much as the other 49 states combined.

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