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The National Association of County and City Health Officials has announced grants for fluoridation equipment. See details.
Fluoride is natural, safe and can help build a strong healthy smile for your child. Learn more.
Adding fluoride to your community water system is safe and prevents 25% of cavities. View Video.
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.