BMC Oral Healthreports that Kentucky, the most fluoridated
state (100%) exceeds the US average for dental health problems as 13% of adults aged over 18 years are missing all of their teeth, compared to 6% nationally, placing Kentucky as the nation's highest percentage of toothless persons.
The lower level of dental decay in the West Midlands is partly attributed to the fact that the majority of people receive water supplies with fluoride -71 per cent of the regional population has fluoridated
Sparkletts(R) currently offers a variety of pure, refreshing water types: Crystal-Fresh(R) Drinking Water, Crystal-Fresh(R) Fluoridated
Water, Purified or Distilled Drinking Water, Spring Water and Premium Ice.
Chanting slogans, they carried signs highlighting what they call growing scientific evidence about adverse effects of fluoridated
water, especially on infants and children.
The first round was instigated by government in the 60s, when some 10pc of the UK water supply was first fluoridated
, the second round in the 90s when the water companies were unwilling to extend the practice - mainly because they could be liable to pay damages for any subsequent claims for damage to health.
Mr Olner said: "Figures just published by the BDA show that in Nuneaton, where water supplies have been fluoridated
for many years, our five year olds have the second lowest levels of decayed, missing or filled teeth in the country.
YOUR report on the health benefits from fluoridated
milk in Knowsley ( Daily Post,November 22) was somewhat one- sided.
They found that tooth decay is higher in non-fluoridated
Paekakariki than in fluoridated
Raumati, Paraparaumu and Waikanae, reports Stuff.
For the 27 years that Anglesey had fluoridated
water, there was constant monitoring of the general health of the population to identify if there were any harmful effects of fluoridation on general health.
Specifically, for every four people currently living in an area that provided fluoridated
water at the times of their births, at least one person had one more tooth than those who had not resided in a county with fluoridated
water--a finding "consistent with the hypothesis of a lasting effect from fluoridation exposure," the study stated.
This is the first study to examine the relationship between exposure to fluoridated
water and ADHD prevalence.
Some bottlers have responded to dental concerns by producing special lines of fluoridated