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An ‘Epidemic’ of Childhood Tooth Decay in the Fluoridated Republic of Ireland
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An ‘Epidemic’ of Childhood Tooth Decay in the Fluoridated Republic of Ireland

Background information: Ireland, the only country in the European Union with a nationwide mandate for water fluoridation -via the Health (Fluoridation of Water Supplies) Act 1960, which mandated compulsory fluoridation by local authorities. 3,250,000 Irish people receive artificially-fluoridated water. The agent used is hydrofluorosilicic acid. Corrosive to most metals it eats through concrete and Hazmat suits (impermeable whole-body garments must be worn to…

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