The “Healthful” Drink that Can Damage Your Health

According to the U.S. Surgeon General, “there are profound and consequential disparities in the oral health of our citizens…” that have resulted in a “silent epidemic” of dental and oral diseases that disproportionately affects low-income and minority populations. Unfortunately, not Continue reading

Lowering the Levels of Fluoride is Simply Not Enough

NEW YORK,¬†Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The federal government has proposed that water fluoride levels be lowered to 0.7 parts per million to stem the growing incidence of dental fluorosis (discolored and/or pitted teeth), which now affects 41% of adolescents Continue reading

US EPA makes first change in 24-years to risk of fluoride in drinking water

On September 20, 2010, a new US Code of Federal Regulations for the National Primary Drinking Water Regulations was published. For the last 24 years EPA recognized only crippling skeletal fluorosis as a adverse effect from fluoride in drinking water at Continue reading