Monday, October 30, 2006

The Charleston Gazette - News:

West Virginia is 91% fluoridated

"“We have mothers in their 20s and 30s who come in here with no teeth,”"

Saturday, October 28, 2006

Better oral health sought for kids:

Tooth decay increased in fluoridation Mandated Kentucky

"Fewer than half of Kentucky's 2,265 licensed dentists accepted Medicaid patients in 2004....

And one result is that only one in five Kentucky children on Medicaid sees a dentist each year, and about half of Kentucky's preschool children have untreated dental decay. ...
A 2001 survey by the University of Kentucky found nearly half of Kentucky's children ages 2 to 4 have untreated dental decay -- about twice the national average.

Kentucky also has one of the highest rates in the nation of adults over 65 with no teeth."

Wednesday, October 25, 2006

News 10 Now | 24 Hour Local News | HEALTH | Ronald McDonald mobile dental office:

Syracuse, NY, is fluoridated:

"'Massive carious lesions, huge cavities in their whole mouth,” " ADA News: Team Smile donates dental care to kids in Kansas City:

Kansas City, Missouri, is fluoridated:

"The majority of treatments performed at Kansas City Oral Health Care Day were restorations. The young patients had a significant amount of deep decay"

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Fluoride Dangers: Fluoride - Never FDA Approved for Ingestion

Children’s sodium fluoride anti-cavity supplements were never found safe or effective by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). They were never even tested. And the reason will astound you.

Friday, October 20, 2006

Localities told to make fluoride fixes:

Cities in Virginia "Fluoride levels were 4.7 milligrams per liter in parts of Smithfield and as high as 6.01 milligrams per liter in the Holland area of Suffolk in 2005."

"'I see so many kids in this county with horrible-looking teeth,' Schlaudecker said.

'My concern is for the children, and the parents don't understand how bad the water is,' she said.

'These kids are going to have ugly teeth for the rest of their lives.'

Schlaudecker, who lives in Gatling Pointe South, received a high-fluoride notice from the county, but she couldn't understand it."

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Open wide for Dr. Bunny - Nashville, Tennessee - Tuesday, 10/17/06 -

Tennessee is 96% fluoridated:

"'By the time a child gets to be 2 or 3 years old, they already have tooth decay,' said Dr. Suzanne Hayes, director of oral health services in the Tennessee Department of Health."
Report says area short on dentists:

Americans are dentist-deficient not fluoride-deficient:

"The report found that more than 50 percent of communities in the state, or 187, don't have a dentist who accepts MassHealth, the state Medicaid program for the poor and disabled. Of the 5,000 active, registered dentists in the state, only about 800 to 900 currently accept MassHealth patients, according to the report."

Friday, October 13, 2006

Burlington Free | Local/Vermont:

Burlington, VT, has been fluoridated since 1953

"'in general, those who have lower income levels, lower education levels and no insurance will have more oral health needs.' "

Thursday, October 12, 2006

Dentist inundated with HUSKY patients - Greenwich Time:

Water fluoridation is required in Connecticut:

"Poor and uninsured town children whose families can't afford a dentist are turning out in droves to see a specialist hired by Greenwich Hospital, officials say."

Sunday, October 08, 2006

Sunday, October 01, 2006

Australian teeth worst in developed world - National -

75% fluoridated "Australia has one of the worst dental health records in the world, though children under 12 have one of the best. Australia also has the highest tooth extraction rate in the developed world."