Monday, August 25, 2014

Fluoridation Fails North Carolina

North Carolina is 87% fluoridated
Twenty-eight percent of 5,484 North Carolina students (grade K – 12)  have dental fluorosis – from questionable to severe. Yet 57% still had cavities.

Fluoridation Fails Florida Children

Dental Problems Number One Reason FL Kids Miss School / Public News Service

  in spite of the greater prevalence of fluoride in drinking water, what a child
eats and drinks can have a big impact, even if they have good brushing habits.
"It's starting to get worse. All the soft drinks, Gatorade, the high-acidic
food, the refined carbohydrates. It's easier to do that than it is to eat fruits
and vegetables," says Stevenson

(most beverages sold in supermarkets have a fluoride content equal to that in the water supply where it was made)

Monday, August 18, 2014

Fluoridation Fails Australia

Australia is mostly fluoridated but "A national report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare on
dental health found that more than 60 per cent of nine-year-olds
accessing dental services had decayed, missing or filled teeth."

Rot of tooth decay growing in Australian children | The Examiner

Thursday, August 07, 2014

After state fluoridation mandate, Kentucky Needs More $$ to treat Decay

Kentucky Public Health Grant to Help Fight Kids' Tooth Decay | WKMS: According the governor’s website, 36% of Kentucky’s children suffer untreated dental decay, ranking 45th among states, and a little over half of adults age 65 and up are missing 6 or more teeth, ranking the state 47th.

After fluoridation was state-mandated in Kentucky, tooth decay rates doubled.

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Fluoridation Fails Texas

Texas is 80% fluoridated. Yet, Texas Mission of Mercy organizers expect to see about 1000 people and help them with their dental problems.

There is a lot of people who can't afford dentistry, it's expensive, we try to help the working poor," said Judith Gonzales, the director of the Texas Dental Association's Smile Foundation. "You think you could go to another country and see this kind of decay and problems but it's in Texas, it's everywhere you go."