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Fluoridation Press Kit

The American Dental Association endorses the fluoridation of community water supplies and the use of fluoride-containing products as safe and effective measures for preventing tooth decay. Studies show that community water fluoridation prevents at least 25 percent of tooth decay in children and adults throughout the lifespan.

Water fluoridation is the controlled adjustment of the natural fluoride concentration in a public water supply up to the level recommended for preventing tooth decay.

For more in-depth information on community water fluoridation, please view our press kit which combines text, video and other images into one, easy-to-navigate format.