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Synonyms for fluoridation

the addition of a fluoride to the water supply (to prevent dental decay)

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The Buda City Council almost immediately sought to reintroduce the mineral additive to the city's water supply with technical and financial assistance from a state fluoridation program.
Marking tomorrow's 50th anniversary of the introduction of the Fluoridation of Public Water Supplies Act 1966, Health Minister John Day said the Liberal National Government was committed to continuing to spread the benefits to as many people as possible.
Scotland, with no water fluoridation at all, has higher levels of adult obesity than all the English regions.
Copeland of the American Water Works Association presents this concise handbook on water fluoridation intended as an accessible resource for decision makers, engineers, and operating personnel involved with fluoridation installations.
They noted that while previous research has revealed a positive return on investment in regard to community water fluoridation, those findings were based on studies that occurred prior to 1995.
Today talk of Communist plots has faded but fluoridation continues to spark lively public debate.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of community water fluoridation in the United States, with Grand Rapids, Michigan paving the way in 1945.
He does not tell us that the York Review (Sept 2000), asked to examine five questions with respect to fluoridation, stated that "The results of this review suggest that a dose-response relationship exists between water fluoride level and the prevalence of fluorosis.
In addition, the new website has data on the percent of states' population with access to community water fluoridation, obtained from biennial water fluoridation reports from 2000 through 2012.
Researchers said that GPs' surgeries in the West Midlands, which has the biggest water fluoridation scheme in the UK, are nearly twice as likely to report high hypothyroidism prevalence as Greater Manchester, where it is not added to drinking water.
Opponents question its efficacy amid health risks of overexposure, while proponents say fluoridation is a highly effective measure in improving oral health.
Some CCRs do not include annual water treatment plant fluoridation minimum and maximum levels, nor do most include average annual value or running annual average value.
The topic of water fluoridation is a major public health issue, particularly in the Northern Rivers of NSW, where recent votes in various local councils have just approved fluoridation in the local water supply.
I AM writing to The Chronicle as I want to raise awareness about the issue of fluoridation in our water supply.
IAN WISHART reports on the landmark High Court ruling giving the green light to fluoridation nationwide, and what that ruling does, and doesn't, mean