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Adding fluoride to your community water system is safe and prevents 25% of cavities. View Video.
Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy supports water fluoridation as a safe and beneficial public health measure to prevent tooth decay. Get complete coverage.
The CDC named water fluoridation one of 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century. Learn Why.
The 70th Anniversary Fluoridation Celebration and Symposium presentations are now available.
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.