fluoridation

Request for Comment on Proposed Fluoridation Guidance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a proposed operational control range around optimal fluoride concentration in community water systems that adjust fluoride, and monthly adherence to that range. The proposed operational control…

Community Water Fluoridation Communications Toolkit

Local health departments play a critical role in promoting effective strategies to improve and maintain oral health. NACCHO’s new Community Water Fluoridation Communications Toolkit has resources to help local health departments and other organizations educate…

Strengthening Community Water Fluoridation to Prevent Cavities

Cavities (tooth decay) are one of the most common chronic diseases among American children and adolescents. In 1945, Grand Rapids, Michigan made history as the first U.S. city to combat cavities by fluoridating its public…