Re: “It would be foolish to end water fluoridation in Fircrest” (Viewpoint, 7-27).
I live in Fircrest and want fluoride-free water in my home. There is nothing foolish or radical about expecting clean water from my own tap. My family uses fluoride every day. But we should determine if we want to drink it; the City Council should not decide for us.
Fluoride-free water does not cause tooth decay; too much sugar and poor dental hygiene does. Compared to 1957, fluoride is available everywhere. Drinking water is not the only source of fluoride, nor is fluoridated water the only …