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The CDC named water fluoridation one of 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century. Learn Why.
How we learned to stop worrying and love fluoridated water. Read more.
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ADA Applauds Final Announcement on Optimal Fluoride Level in Drinking Water
More than 70 years of scientific research has consistently shown that an optimal level of fluoride in community water is safe and effective in preventing tooth decay by at least 25% in both children and adults. Simply by drinking water, Americans can benefit from fluoride's cavity protection whether they are at home, work or school. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention named community water fluoridation one of 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century.