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Put Fluoride Back in Taumarunui Water, Says DHB

30 April 2015

Put Fluoride Back in Taumarunui Water, Says DHB

Dental decay in Taumarunui remains much more prevalent than it needs to be and one of the solutions is to put fluoride back into the King Country town’s water supply, says Waikato DHB oral health manager Diane Pevreal.

Talking today at the Ruapehu District Council’s long term planning meeting in Taumarunui, Mrs Pevreal told councillors that tooth decay is a tragic and unnecessary burden affecting a child, their family and it stretches a public health system when the decay is severe.

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