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El Dorado: City to get grants for fluoridation

Source: El Dorado News Times Online | June 11th, 2010 | By Tia Lyons
Location: United States, Arkansas
Industry type: Delta Dental

The city of El Dorado will be presented with grants that will cover start-up costs to fluoridate the city’s water system, members of the El Dorado City Council were told on Thursday.

Mayor Mike Dumas said Dr. Lynn Douglas Mouden, director of the Office of Oral Health for the Arkansas Department of Health, will present grants of $237,000 – a federal grant of $137,000 and a $100,000 grant from the Delta Dental Association – at the council’s next regular meeting on June 24.

The money will be used to fluoridate the city’s water system, per an ordinance that was…

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