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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...

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