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Tooth Decay Growth has Dentists in Moncton Urging for Return of Fluoride


September 28, 2016
by Suzanne Lapointe, CBC News

Dentists are urging Moncton to resume putting fluoride in its water after its five-year moratorium on the practice expires on Dec. 31.

Suzanne Drapeau-McNally of the New Brunswick Dental Association says “a tremendous change” has occurred in the level of tooth decay in Moncton patients in the last five years.

Drapeau-McNally estimates tooth decay in children has increased approximately 50 per cent.

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