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Letter to The Editor


August 31, 2017

Tooth decay has gone down

To the Editor:

You may not have heard that tooth decay has gone down in all developed nations at about the same rate, whether their water is fluoridated or not. Strangely, most in the medical profession are also ignorant of this phenomenon. Yet data from the World Health Organization shows this trend:

Here in the US in 1987, the National Institute of Dental Research conducted the largest government study ever done comparing fluoridated versus unfluoridated populations. Over 39,000 children were examined, and...

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