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  • Water Fluoridation: One of the Greatest Public Health Achievements
    Aug. 27, 2013

    Water Fluoridation: One of the Greatest Public Health Achievements

    General oral health

    Since U.S. cities began adding fluoride to water supplies more than 65 years ago, tooth decay has decreased dramatically. This result led the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to name water fluoridation as one of the Ten Great Public Health Achievements of the 20th Century. Though many areas in the U.S. fluoridate their water... More »

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  • The Fluoride Effect
    Apr. 25, 2013

    The Fluoride Effect

    General oral health

    Nearly 45% of caregivers do not know if their water supply is fluoridated. And although 75% of people in the United States with access to community water supplies enjoy the benefits of fluoride, there are still some communities that choose not to add the mineral to their water. To find out the fluoridation status of... More »

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  • Fluoridated Water still Remains a Great Oral Health Benefit
    Apr. 9, 2013

    Fluoridated Water still Remains a Great Oral Health Benefit

    General oral health

    Have you had your dose of fluoride in your water today? According to the 2013 Delta Dental of Illinois Children's Oral Health Survey, 64% of caregivers say bottled water is better than or equally as good as tap water for children's oral health. This opinion is at odds with evidence-based dentistry and more than six... More »

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