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2011-01-21 07:40:00

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

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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.

2010-10-26 02:44:21

Young children who consume substantial amounts of fluoride through infant formula and other beverages mixed with fluoridated water or by swallowing fluoride toothpaste have an increased chance of developing mild enamel fluorosis.

2010-10-15 09:05:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Good nutrition and healthy eating habits are essential to maintaining optimal oral and overall health.


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