Fluoride

January 17, 2011--Filtered and bottled water consumption could increase tooth decay risk (Washington Post)

As Americans' consumption of bottled water has risen - it has doubled over the past decade - it is reducing the daily exposure Americans get to the mineral that helps prevent tooth decay. And while researchers have yet to do a comprehensive study of what impact this is having, especially on children, many dentists and pediatricians believe the issue deserves serious examination.


July 11, 2008--Community water fluoridation now reaches nearly 70 percent of U.S. population (Denver Post)

Nearly 70 percent of U.S. residents who get water from community water systems now receive fluoridated water, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The proportion of the U.S.