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Welcome, Introductions, Purpose of Public Session
John Doull, Chair
Overview of EPA?s Policies and Methods for Establishing MCLGs, MCLs, and SMCLs
Edward Ohanian, Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Fluoride Exposure and Dental Fluorosis in Children
Steven Levy, University of Iowa
Metabolism and Uptake of Fluoride and Implications for Toxicity
Gary Whitford, Medical College of Georgia
Effects of Fluoride on Bone
Charles Turner, Indiana University School of Medicine
Is it a Closed Session Event?
Closed Session Summary Posted After the Event
The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the event:
Nu-may Ruby Reed
The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Standard NRC discussion of policies, procedures, conflict of interest, and bias
Report outline and writing assignments
Preliminary review of data
The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
FLU-58: Public Agenda
FLU-59: Subcommittee Roster
Levy, S.M., J.J. Warren, and B. Broffitt. In press. Patterns of Fluoride
Intake from 36 to 72 Months. J Pub Health Dent.
Marshall, T.A., S.M. Levy, B. Broffitt, J.J. Warren, J.M. Eichenberger-Gilmore,
T.L. Burns, and P.J. Stumbo. 2003. Dental Caries and Beverage Consumption in
Young Children. Pediatrics. 112(3):e184-e191.
Levy, S.M., J.J. Warren, B. Broffitt, S.L. Hillis, and M.J. Kanellis. 2003.
Fluoride, Beverages and Dental Caries in the Primary Dentition. Caries Res.
Levy, S.M., S.L. Hillis, B.A. Broffitt, A.K.M. Mahbubal Islam, J.S. Wefel, and
M.J. Kanellis. 2002. Primary Tooth Fluorosis and Fluoride Intake During the
First Year of Life. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 30:286-295.
Levy, S.M., J.J. Warren, C.S. Davis, L. Kirchner, M.J. Kanellis, and J.S.
Wefel. 2001. Patterns of Fluoride Intake from Birth to 36 Months. J Public
Health Dent. 61(2):70-77.
Whitford, G.M. 1996. The Metabolism and Toxicity of Fluoride. Monographs in
Oral Science, Vol. 16. Basel: Karger. 153 pp.
Rao, H.V., R.P. Beliles, G.M. Whitford, and C.H. Turner. 1995. A
Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Model for Fluoride Uptake by Bone. Reg
Toxicol Pharmacol. 22:30-42.
Turner, C.H., M.P. Akhter, and R.P. Heaney. 1992. The Effects of Fluoridated
Water on Bone Strength. J Orthopaedic Res. 10(4):581-587.
Turner, C.H., I. Owan, E.J. Brizendine, W. Zhang, M.E. Wilson, and A.J.
Dunipace. 1996. High Fluoride Intakes Cause Osteomalacia and Diminished Bone
Strength in Rats with Renal Deficiency. Bone. 19(6):595-601.
Turner, C.H., K. Hasegawa, W. Zhang, M. Wilson, Y. Li, and A.J. Dunipace.
1995. Fluoride Reduces Bone Strength in Older Rats. J Dent Res.
FLU-70: Slide presentation
Ohanian, E. 2003. USEPA Drinking Water Regulations for Fluoride: A Historic
Perspective. Given by Edward Ohanian, Ph.D., U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency, Office of Water.
FLU-71: Slide presentation
Levy, S. 2003. Fluoride Exposure and Dental Fluorosis in Children. Given by
Steven M. Levy, D.D.S., M.P.H., University of Iowa College of Dentistry,
Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry.
FLU-72: Slide presentation
Whitford, G. 2003. Metabolism and Toxicity of Fluoride. Given by Gary M.
Whitford, D.M.D., Medical College of Georgia, School of Dentistry, Department
of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology.
FLU-73: Slide presentation
Turner, C. 2003. Effects of Fluoride on Bone. Given by Charles H. Turner,
Ph.D., Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic
Date of posting of Closed Session Summary:
November 13, 2003
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