Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Fluoridation Fails Australians

More than 90% of Australians have access to fluoridated tap water. Treatment costs the Australian economy $8.4 billion a year.

More than 90% of Australian adults have experienced tooth decay and almost 60% of 14-year-olds have decay in their permanent teeth. In 2010-11, more than 23,000 Australian children were hospitalised for dental treatment under general anaesthetic – mostly for treatment of tooth decay.

The Bitter Truth About What Sugar is Doing to Your Teeth

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Despite fluoride, dental-related ER visits staggeringly high

After decades of fluoridated water, toothpaste, dental
products and food supply, over 4 million Americans had to get dental care
in  hospital emergency departments,
according to research published in the Journal of the American Dental Association

Hospital-based emergency department visits involving dental conditions