Tuesday, February 28, 2006

EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY NEWS: Another political fight brewing?:

North Carolina is 85% fluoridated:

"The North Carolina Dental Society recently released a shocking document that contends there are 600,000 underserved children in the state, most in rural areas.

North Carolina ranks 47th in the nation in the ratio of dentists to population. The need for dentistry for some eastern N.C. children has reached crisis proportions.

Twenty-three percent of kindergarten children have untreated tooth decay; thirty-three per cent of kids ages 2-9 have untreated decay."
WALB-TV, Albany. South Georgia’s #1 News Source: Dental Screenings for students:

Albany, Georgia, is fluoridated:

"'There are a lot of tooth decay, and toothaches and what not. We found that is the leading cause of childhood absences of school.'"

Wednesday, February 22, 2006


Connecticut is a fluoridated state:

"Dental disease affects half of first-graders and a whopping 80 percent of teenagers in Connecticut. Only one in 10 dentists in the state accepts Medicaid or Husky, resulting in 71 percent of children not getting oral care. For the thousands of uninsured children, the picture is even bleaker. Dental clinics often have one-year waiting lists."
BCNG Portals Page:

"Between 2002 and 2004, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center [in fluoridated Seattle] experienced an astounding 54 percent increase in the number of children seeking emergency room care for problems that started with dental cavities--cavities that could have been prevented."

Sunday, February 12, 2006

The Dunn County Online Community - News:

Menomonie, Wisconsin, is fluoridated:

"Only 30.9 percent of Wisconsin children on Medicaid received any dental service in 2003....
Hunter had been in so much pain prior to her visit with Dr. Joyce that she was finding it difficult to eat."

Saturday, February 11, 2006

2004_Annual_Report.pdf (application/pdf Object)

Boston 100% fluoridated (Massachusetts 61% fluoridated)

"In a 2003 assessment of Massachusetts’ third grade public school children, Boston school children had worse oral health than the statewide average with more untreated dental cavities "

Thursday, February 09, 2006

Press-Telegram - News:

Long Beach, California, is fluoridated:

"More than half of Long Beach kindergartners and three-quarters of third-graders have experienced tooth decay, according to a survey being released today of students in the Long Beach Unified School District."

Saturday, February 04, 2006

cbs4denver.com: Dentists Neglect children 364 days a year:

"Dentists said a combination of high sugar diets and lack of professional care means many children need a lot of help."

In Colorado, only 34 percent of children enrolled in Medicaid received any dental services in 2003