19-40 Segment 1: Does Prenatal Fluoride Lower IQ?

Does Prenatal Fluoride Lower IQ?

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.

17-29 Segment 2: Teeth and the Struggle for Oral Equality

We often judge people by their smiles, however, dental care and medical care have always been separate in the US, creating a large population that doesn’t receive dental care.