Stories tagged: Fluoridation
Fri., May 1, 2015
Dental care gap problem for adults
Health officials have made strides in getting low-income kids in Spokane County to the dentist, but regular dental care remains beyond the reach of many adults. More than 30 percent …
Wed., Sept. 12, 2012, 10:55 a.m.
Portland, Ore., officials approve plan to add fluoride to city water to fight tooth decay
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland, Ore., officials approve plan to add fluoride to city water to fight tooth decay.
Wed., Sept. 12, 2012, 6:17 a.m.
Portland, Ore., approves adding fluoride to water
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The City Council approved a plan Wednesday to add fluoride to Portland’s water, meaning Oregon’s biggest city is no longer the largest holdout in the U.S. …
Tue., Sept. 11, 2012, 2:27 a.m.
In Portland, fluoride debate is ideological clash
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It’s a dental story told so often it borders on cliche. When someone moves to Portland from another state — and that’s most people you meet …
Tue., Sept. 11, 2012, 2:16 a.m.
In liberal Portland, fluoride issue resurfaces
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland is the largest city in the United States that has yet to approve fluoridation to combat tooth decay. That is expected to change when the …
Sun., Aug. 15, 2010
Council vote to quit flouride hurts Sandpoint’s youth most
If there is one word that pushes buttons for Sandpoint residents these days, it is fluoride. After years of debate, the Sandpoint City Council voted 4-2 last month to remove …