Sunday, November 27, 2011

In Kentucky where fluoridation is state-mandated "Northern Kentucky health officials have encountered more children with cavities in a state known for some of the worst teeth in the nation."

Kentucky has the second highest rate of toothlessness in the U.S. The national average is 20.5 percent, while 38 percent of Kentuckians have lost their teeth"|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE
Added to our drinking water: A chemical more toxic than lead | San Antonio:

After 9 years and $3 million of adding fluoride, research shows tooth decay hasn’t dropped among the poorest of Bexar County’s children. It has only increased—up 13% in 2010, the latest date that data was available.

One out of two children in the Head Start program who were checked for cavities had some decay last year.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Despite country-wide fluoridation, "half of all 12-year-olds in Ireland and three-quarters of 15-year-olds already have tooth decay and a love of high-sugar food and drinks appears to be the main culprit, dentists have warned."

Half of 12-year-olds have tooth decay -

Monday, November 14, 2011

Ireland is the only country that requires fluoridation. Yet, 75% of Irish children suffer from tooth decay by the age of 15.

Call for soft drinks to carry health warning | Irish Examiner:

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

North Carolina is 88% fluoridated. Yet, "63 percent of children begin their school career in poor oral health. That means in the average kindergarten classroom about 13 children suffer from decayed, filled or missing primary teeth. But this number represents an average; when we dig deeper into the data, stark geographic disparities emerge which suggest some communities lack access the resources needed to protect their children's oral health."

Treating children to healthier teeth - Other Views -