Water Flouridation, Oral Status and Bone Health of Older People in Ireland

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  • Republic of Ireland

10th March 2015, TILDA

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Research led by Dr Vincent O'Sullivan, (formerly of TILDA, now based in the University of Lancaster) and Professor Brian O'Connell, of the School of Dental Science in Trinity College Dublin has found a positive relationship between higher levels of water fluoridation and oral health, among older people in Ireland.

The TILDA data showed that adults living in areas with greater water fluoridation were more likely to have maintained their natural teeth.

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