Latest Fluoride therapy Stories

2011-01-07 12:55:00

The federal government is scheduled to announce today its plans to lower the recommended levels for fluoride in water supplies — the first such change in nearly 50 years.

2010-12-15 15:56:37

In a study that the authors describe as lending credence to the idiom, "by the skin of your teeth," scientists are reporting that the protective shield fluoride forms on teeth is up to 100 times thinner than previously believed.

2010-11-12 13:29:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tooth decay affects more than one quarter of children ages two to five, half of those ages 12 to 15 and countless adults in the United States.

2010-10-07 09:17:00

New study confirms bottle-fed babies are overexposed to fluoride NEW YORK, Oct 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study confirms infants fed formula reconstituted with fluoridated water are at greater risk of developing discolored teeth (dental fluorosis).

2010-05-06 14:28:00

Survey finds that 97 percent of parents aren't providing proper oral care for their infants CHICAGO, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents will do anything to make their children smile, yet many are missing the preventive measures and specialized care needed to keep smiles healthy.

2010-02-22 12:35:00

More than 40 percent of U.S. children will have tooth decay before the age of five CHICAGO, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease, according to the U.S. Surgeon General.

2010-01-20 11:22:33

Parents should use toothpastes that contain fluoride with a minimum concentration of 1,000 parts per million to prevent tooth decay in their children, says a new report.

2009-01-09 07:25:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Achieving cavity-free status has little to do with fluoride intake, reports a study in the Fall 2008 Journal of Public Health Dentistry. The ongoing Iowa Fluoride Study (IFS), begun in 1992, follows a cohort of children from birth.

2008-08-20 00:00:22

The Government's own commissioned report decided that there is absolutely no evidence that fluoride benefits teeth and that there could actually be a "disbenefit".

2008-07-06 15:00:14

By Sheryl Marsh, The Decatur Daily, Ala. Jul. 6--Water without fluoride opens a child's mouth to tooth decay during the developmental stage and could cause problems through adulthood. Decatur Utilities feeds the water with it daily, but recently there were missed periods.

Word of the Day
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