Residents of a small community in Vermont were blindsided last month by news that one official in their water department quietly lowered fluoride levels nearly four years ago, giving rise to worries about their children’s dental health and transparent government — and highlighting the enduring misinformation around water fluoridation.
Katie Mather, who lives in Richmond, a town of about 4,100 in northwestern Vermont, said at a water commission meeting this week that her dentist recently found her two kids’ first cavities. She acknowledged they eat a lot of sugar, but noted that her dentist recommended against supplemental fluoride because the town’s water should be doing the trick.
— Read on apnews.com/article/health-vermont-fluoridation-climate-and-environment-375fe7224a329bafb7a6dfa7480b5750
It would actually be very interesting to study the overall effect that this has had on children or residents in the area. While conspiracy theories may exist, it would be fascinating to consider what the differences in dental work has been as a overall compared to when fluoride was being put in in the regular amounts. We are not making any hypothesis at all on this fact, just curious as to what the ramifications have been, good or bad.
Even note that the Associated Press article states that story about the girl having cavities, with a parent admitting that the children had a lot of sugar. It’s difficult to make the assertion that one event of lessening the fluoride lead to the event of more cavities.￼
It would also be equally interesting to find out how many other locations across America have had the same issue take place. And, here would be an ultimate question for authorities: is this a crime?
On one hand if the water would be spiked or laced with something it would Be.. In this circumstance A lesser amount of chemical is being put into the water. Is that in itself something criminal￼