At Wednesday's city council meeting, members will vote on the possibility of fluordiating public water. Debate is raging between those who desire to improve the dental health of low-income children and those who want to avoid putting anything unnecessary in the food or water.
Portland, Ore. is the largest U.S. city without fluoridation and are starting to rethink original opinions that fluoridation is unsafe and violates an individuals right to consent to medication. However, facts are being presented that fluoridating water is safe and effective in preventing tooth decay and other serious oral health complications.
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