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UK Against Fluoridation

Friday, July 21, 2006

He would! Encourage them to eat the right foods, don't poison them

TEETHING TROUBLE FOR POOR KIDS
POOR kids are more than twice as likely to have unhealthy teeth as those from richer parts of Scotland. About two out of three youngsters from deprived areas have signs of decay. This compares with 30 per cent in better-off places.
The figures were revealed in the National Dental Inspections Programme 2005 which examined more than 10,000 Scots primary seven pupils. Dr Andrew Lamb, the British Dental Association's director for Scotland, said: "It's down to people eating the wrong type of foods."
He called for fluoride to be added to drinking water

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