To the Editor:
April 20, 2017
Fluoridation debate will continue
Dear Editor and Assembly Members:
In June of 2004, the Juneau Fluoride Commission was appointed and given the task of reviewing existing studies and reports. They were to come up with a recommendation whether or not to use the public water supply as a vehicle for dispensing fluoride.
After two years of public meetings, the commission was divided in its recommendations. Three members firmly believed fluoridating the water supply was a good way to prevent dental caries, two members believed the practice should be halted immediately, and the sixth member did n...