3 Dec 2014

Oklahoma Takes A Stand Against Fluoride

By Sara Jerome
Fluoride is added to the tap water supply in most major U.S. cities, but one region stands out when it comes to bucking this standard. "Oklahoma health officials are concerned about fewer communities adding fluoride, which helps prevent tooth decay, to their water," according to the Associated Press.

Most tap water in Oklahoma is not fluoridated.

brushteeth.reg"About 62 percent of Oklahomans on public water systems have fluoridated water flowing into their homes. Some Oklahoma communities say they're opting not to add fluoride to their water because of cost," the report said.

Oklahoma is not alone. According to NPR, "the anti-fluoride movement is gaining steam in the U.S."...

No comments: