"Among the nation's reservists, a common reason for not being sent to Iraq has been poor teeth. "
Ironically, one of the reasons for fluoridation was that too many WWII soldiers weren't combat ready because of tooth problems. That was back in 1945 when fluoridation was in the experimental phase.
The fluoridation experiment spawned a billion dollar multi-national fluoridated toothpaste and dental products market, instigated the addition of fluoride chemicals to 2/3 of the U.S. water supply and virtually 100% of the food supply. Yet, American soldiers still can't go into combat because of rotten teeth.