Fluoride in community drinking water has been controversial since its introduction nearly 75 years ago. A new study adds to this with evidence that pregnant women who drink fluoridated water may produce children with slightly lowered IQ. The study author and two other experts discuss what’s known and what the ramifications of the study could be for communities, for oral health, and for children.
- Dr. Brittany Seymour, Assistant Professor of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
- Dr. Christine Till, Associate Professor of Psychology, York University
- Dr. Patricia Braun, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado and Chair, Section on Oral Health Executive Committee, American Academy of Pediatrics