Science Alert: When an Alaskan City Took Fluoride Out of Their Drinking Water

Despite what dentists keep telling us about the protective effects of fluoride on people’s teeth, virulent myths insisting otherwise somehow manage to persist.

These kinds of mistaken beliefs might be false, but their consequences are very real. Like when, in 2007, the people of Juneau, the capital of Alaska, voted to stop putting fluoride in their drinking water, over concerns about what harms it might be doing to them.

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