From the Front Line

Iowa Mayor’s Tone-Deaf Remarks

March 13, 2013 Fluoride in the News

The mayor of Hampton, Iowa (Shawn Dietz), recently attacked community water fluoridation, calling it a "heinous intrusion" on individual rights and calling for an end to the practice. A blog at Esquire magazine shared these thoughts: In other words, George Washington didn’t have teeth, why should you? ... Local dentists have lined… » Read Full Post

A Clear Trend: Yes to Fluoridation

March 8, 2013 Communities Supporting Fluoride

Anti-fluoride groups like to claim that so many communities are deciding to end or not start fluoridation, but look beyond their spin to the national data. Since the year 2000, fluoridation has expanded to reach an additional 42 million Americans. In fact, during the most recent 10-year period, the number of Americans receiving fluoridated water… » Read Full Post

Australian Study Reinforces Fluoridation’s Impact

March 5, 2013 Fluoride in the News

Is fluoridated water a health practice that only benefits children? Some people incorrectly assume this is the case. But a new study from the University of Adelaide in Australia is helping to build the already strong case behind water fluoridation's benefits for adults. The researchers found that adults with a longer exposure to… » Read Full Post