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28 04, 2015

Lowering Fluoride Levels In Drinking Water

By | April 28th, 2015|Dental Education|0 Comments

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) yesterday announced that the optimal fluoride level in community water systems is 0.7 parts per million (http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2015/04/27/u-s-updates-water-fluoridation-guideline-for-the-first-time-in-53-years/) The ADA supports the recommendation, which was released for comment four years ago. The new recommendation will help ensure an effective level of fluoride to reduce the incidence of tooth [...]

28 01, 2015

Fluoridation Turns 70

By | January 28th, 2015|Dental Education|0 Comments

The following appeared in UDA Action, a publication of the Utah Dental Association (Vol. 12, Number 1, January/February 2015). On January 25, 1945 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, fluoridation of public water was introduced in the United States.  January 25, 2015 concludes seventy years of amazing experience with water fluoridation in our country. The U.S. Centers [...]