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oral & dental health

Juneau AK votes NO to water fluoridation

October 4th, 2007 · Naturopathic News · ,

From The Juneau Empire, October 3, 2007 by Amanda Fehd Juneau says no to fluoride – Proposition fails 61 to 37 percent Juneau’s voters delivered a resounding “no” to fluoridating the city’s water supplies on Tuesday, putting an end, for now, to one of the most hotly contested and expensive ballot initiatives in the city’s […]

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Too much fluoride out there already

August 15th, 2007 · Dr. Kane's Articles · ,

From The Juneau Empire, August 15, 2007 Fluoridated water isn’t the answer to dental caries When I joined the mayoral commission to study the issue of municipal water fluoridation in 2004, I was fairly certain adding fluoride to city water was not the best approach to dental health. I also had some concerns about the […]

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Study fluoride before signing ballot petition

June 27th, 2007 · Dr. Kane's Articles · ,

From The Juneau Empire, June 27, 2007 Several dentists and public health workers are attempting, with American Dental Association funding, to gather the 2,000 signatures needed to put the fluoride issue on a ballot in October. While I believe that the citizens of Juneau would step up and vote the right way- to keep our […]

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Toothache and Gum Disease

December 16th, 2001 · Dr. Kane's Articles ·

Toothaches and gum diseases are usually only related in that they both occur in the mouth. They have, generally speaking, very different causes and therefore will be discussed separately in this article. The classic toothache is almost always caused by nerve pain due to an exposed nerve root. While it is true that receding gums […]

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