I lived in Anchorage from 1982-1983 and still have relatives living in that city. I am originally from Washington state and since departing Alaska in the early 1980s have always kept my interest in your state.
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I have taken note that Juneau recently made the very wise and courageous decision to end water fluoridation. As one who has studied this issue since November of 2003, I want to congratulate the leaders and the citizens of Juneau for this very appropriate action.
I remember years ago sometimes hearing "not always kind" comments from people in Anchorage about Juneau. I can tell you this: That the city of Juneau has taken a leadership role by abandoning the discredited practice of fluoridation puts you well ahead of most others. Indeed this action to end fluoridation is indicative of wisdom and excellent judgment.
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