The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released its final recommendation for optimal fluoride level in drinking water to prevent tooth decay.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reports the new recommendation is for a single level of 0.7 milligrams of fluoride per liter of water instead of the previous recommended range (0.7 to 1.2 milligrams per liter) is
Is the fluoride in our drinking water too much of a good thing?
Scientists at the Environmental Working Group think so, and as of yesterday, the Department of Health and Human Services and the EPA are on board too. They are recommending a reduction in the amount of fluoride that communities add to their drinking water, since it seems that excessive fluoride has been causing some problems...