Arkansas passes law to fluoridate

LITTLEROCK, Ark. — March 4, 2011: Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe signed a community water fluoridation bill into law, which will bring its proven health benefits to more than 148,000 Arkansas residents.  The law expands community water fluoridation to all Arkansas communities with at least 5,000 residents.  The Delta Dental Foundation in Arkansas has committed to funding the equipment/capital costs that communities would otherwise incur to begin fluoridating.