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Sonoma editorial. Fluoridation: Is it worth the cost?

Source: Argus-Courier Editorial | March 7th, 2013

A study last year revealed that an alarming number of children in Sonoma County are suffering serious dental health problems. The report showed that almost half the county’s kindergarteners and about 60 percent of its third graders had experienced some form of tooth decay. More importantly, 16 percent of the children showed untreated tooth decay, with a much higher percentage for lower-income children. Poor and Latino children were shown to have over twice the rate of dental disease of wealthier or white children…

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Also, there was another editorial in the Press Democrat (2-10-13): Confronting county crisis of oral health