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January 29, 2020 News News

School Receives New Water System to Promote Staying Healthy and Cool

by Amy Muphy, WILX News

An elementary school in Jackson received a new water filtration system to promote that water is cool at school. The Delta Dental Foundation and MESSA were behind the installation of the system, along with a bottle filling station at Northeast

January 24, 2019 News News

Canadian Cities Rethink Removal of Fluoride from Tap Water

by CBC News

It shouldn’t be up to cities to decide to add fluoride to drinking water, but provincial officials, a Canadian mayor says. Windsor, Ont., is bucking a national trend and looking at lifting its ban on adding fluoride to drinking water

July 24, 2018 News News

Essex Town Council Says ‘No’ to Fluoride in Drinking Water

by CBC News

“There wasn’t really much of a debate tonight,” said Sherry Bondy, moments after Essex town council voted against putting fluoride back in their drinking water. It was a unanimous vote which differs from the stance of the Ontario Ministry of Health

April 29, 2011 News General News

Peel (no relation to Emma) chooses to stick with fluoride

by ken

By Peter Criscione from Mississauga.com Peel Region’s drinking water will continue to be fluoridated after council decided today to carry on with the 40-year practice.Councillors opted to stick with fluoridation after hearing arguments from more than 20 delegates representing both

February 19, 2011 News Decay assessment and preventionPreventive Dentistry

Running back to Saskatoon – Fluoride, the red menace – what are these people thinking?

by ken

It’s the health issue activists like to get their teeth into -adding the compound fluoride to municipal drinking water to reduce dental decay. On one side are the proponents, including a majority of dentists and health specialists, who say there

January 17, 2011 News General News

Filtered and bottled water consumption could increase tooth decay risk

by ken

By Juliet Eilperin Washington Post Staff Writer Monday, January 17, 2011; 4:31 PM Little did I know that filtering my family’s tap water might put our teeth at risk. Two years ago,when I was pregnant and reporting on how the federal government

January 8, 2011 News General NewsPreventive Dentistry

When you smile, I see spots before my eyes?

by ken

ATLANTA (AP) — In a remarkable turnabout, federal health officials say many Americans are now getting too much fluoride because of its presence not just in drinking water but in toothpaste, mouthwash and other products, and it’s causing splotches on

December 3, 2010 News Decay assessment and preventionEvidence based dentistryGeneral NewsPediatric dentistry

Time to move to Alberta – “Four strong winds that blow insanely”

by ken

Calgary residents want fluoridation stopped……….yee haw, or is that hee haw…….plan is to prevent tooth decay by brushing with tar sands………….in the immortal words of Pogo, “we have met the enemy and he is us………..” Did everyone elect Rob Ford