Category Archives: fluoride and children

Fluoridated Drinking Water—A Public Health Success Story

On Jan. 25, 1945, Grand Rapids, Michigan became the first city in the world to fluoridate its drinking water. A follow-up study of almost 30,000 Grand Rapids schoolchildren showed a more than 60 percent drop in dental caries (tooth decay) … Continue reading

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New Fluoride Toothpaste Guidelines for Children

The American Dental Association’s (ADA) Council on Scientific Affairs (CSA) recently announced new recommendations on when to start using fluoride toothpaste on children’s teeth. To help prevent children’s tooth decay, the CSA recommends that parents use just a smear of … Continue reading

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