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April 29, 2013

Surgeon General Endorses Community Water Fluoridation

Filed under: Uncategorized — tntadmin @ 2:48 pm

From the American Dental Association: U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, M.D., April 22 officially endorsed community water fluoridation as “one of the most effective choices communities can make to prevent health problems while actually improving the oral health of their citizens.”

The water supply in most parts of New Castle County, Delaware is optimally fluoridated, but some children do not have access to fluoridated water. Dr Mike’s children drink well water and therefore take fluoride supplements, which can be prescribed by a dentist or physician. Also, it’s important for children to drink tap water when possible as some bottled water does not have optimal levels of fluoride.

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