Latest Water fluoridation Stories

2011-02-17 07:20:00

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.

2011-02-07 18:01:00

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.

2011-01-21 07:40:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On January 18, 2011, NYC Council Member Peter Vallone, Jr.

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.

2010-12-21 12:53:00

Is this the end of water fluoridation? NEW YORK, Dec.

2010-12-09 20:20:01

Used in the proper amounts, it can make teeth stronger and aid in the treatment of osteoporosis.

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.

2010-11-01 08:09:00

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.

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.