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NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Read any fashion magazine or blog today and you will surely find mention of the quest for a perfect smile. Due to recent advances in cosmetic dentistry, achieving that sought-after glow has become a reality.
NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The federal government has proposed that water fluoride levels be lowered to 0.7 parts per million to stem the growing incidence of dental fluorosis (discolored and/or pitted teeth), which now affects 41% of adolescents ages 12-15.
NEW YORK, Jan.
NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On January 18, 2011, NYC Council Member Peter Vallone, Jr.
The federal government is scheduled to announce today its plans to lower the recommended levels for fluoride in water supplies â€” the first such change in nearly 50 years.
Is this the end of water fluoridation? NEW YORK, Dec.
Used in the proper amounts, it can make teeth stronger and aid in the treatment of osteoporosis.
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.
NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fluoride consumption from tea and toothpaste damaged a woman's bones, report researchers in Osteoporosis International published online October 9, 2010. Fluoride, added to water intending to reduce tooth decay, accumulates in and can weaken bones.
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