Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Fluoridation Failure Contributes to Opiod Addiction & Costs US $8 Billion+ Annually

"the Centers for Disease Control estimates that the U.S. loses $6 billion in productivity each year due to oral health issues. Emergency department visits for oral pain cost nearly $2 billion a year and contribute to the epidemic of opioid addiction. And mounting evidence shows that poor oral health results in increased general medical costs.

 It’s time to break down the wall between dentistry and medicine: