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Bangor: Board OKs fluoride program for elementary

Source: LaCrosse Tribune | July 25th, 2013 | By Michael Martin

The Bangor School Board has approved a program that will provide a weekly fluoride mouth rinse to first- through fifth- graders whose parents have consented.

The approval came after a presentation by Charity Kocimski, a public health nurse with the La Crosse County Health Department. Kocimski said Bangor was a good candidate for the program because it does not fluoridate its water system and many homes are served by well water…

Children would rinse with 10 milliliters (two teaspoons) of 0.2 percent sodium fluoride for one minute each week…

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