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Why I changed my mind about water fluoridation

19 Mar

Why I changed my mind about water fluoridation

Fluoridation of drinking water is the controlled addition of fluoride to a public water supply to reduce tooth decay. It is hailed by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as one of the ten great public health achievements of the 20th century. The water fluoridation controversy is also one of the most scientifically, ethically and politically contested debates between pro and anti-fluoridation supporters since its introduction to the present day. (more…)