Upstate New Yorkers File Lawsuit to Reinstate Community Water Fluoridation
A group of parents in Buffalo, New York, has filed a class action lawsuit in state Supreme Court to ensure fluoride is added back to community water supplies after an 8-year hiatus. Buffalo stopped fluoridating its water in 2015, citing a need to upgrade the system. City officials have continued to assure residents that water fluoridation will be reinstated but no movement has been made in 8 years. The parents filing the lawsuit have children who needed invasive dental surgery requiring anesthesia to address significant tooth decay. Click here to read more.