Watertown, NY Clinic Reaffirms the Value of Continued Fluoridation


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The North Country Children’s Clinic in Watertown, NY is facing dire financial challenges that have threaten the clinic’s ability to remain open. Through these struggles, one key issue has emerged—the city of Watertown cannot possibly consider removing fluoride from its supply of drinking water. “If the agency eventually closes, an unknown number of children will not have access to good dental care any longer. Some dedicated activists have put pressure on Watertown officials to stop putting fluoride in the city’s water supply, but the potential loss of the clinic’s services gives new urgency to this practice.” The article goes on to state that “Fluoridated water has been a tremendous public health policy for decades, and there’s no reason to stop it now.”

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