The Boston Globe Teaches You to Love Water with Fluoride


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Glass of WaterWith challenges to community water fluoridation (CWF) being seen in the Boston, Massachusetts area, the Campaign for Dental Health applauds The Boston Globe for a level-headed article on CWF. With statements such as “Like their soulmates in the vaccine-skeptic movement, opponents of fluoride are capitalizing on fading memories of what life was like before the introduction of scientific improvements that we now take for granted, and they’re putting broader public health at risk for the sake of fringe superstition.” and “The practice ended a kind of geographic lottery, in which residents of areas with optimal natural fluoride levels had healthier teeth than people who lived in parts of the country with little natural fluoride.” We say, right on.