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Thank you Allison for reporting on the fluoride debate, definitely an exciting evening.
Dr. Howard Farran is passionate about oral health and well informed on the science of water fluoridation. Dr. Connett is both passionate and evangelical, but not scientifically based. He discussed reports of lower IQ scores in children living in China in an area with natural levels of fluoride at 2.4ppm - this is three and half times higher than the current Phoenix water fluoridation level. Analysis of the findings suggested the IQ differences reported were not statistically significant. No similar findings are evident in any of the cities in the USA with water fluoridation.
Think about this. Dentists who support water fluoridation are reducing the potential number of teeth needing fillings. If dentists didn’t care about oral health, they would be against fluoride and very busy drilling and filling more teeth!
Trisha E. O'Hehir, RDH, MSSep 10, 2012
Today, four student athletes signed with teams across the nation.Seniors Cole Tucker, and Ernie De La Trinidad signed with the University of Arizona. Both will play baseball for the Wildcats next year at the collegiate level.Senior Kayla Lupoe signed with Hampton University in Virginia. Lupoe will play basketball for the Pirates next year.Senior Christine Winkelman signed with Southwest Baptist University to play volleyball for the Bearcats.