Community water fluoridation helps prevent tooth decay by adjusting the fluoride in the water supply to an optimal level many drinking water supplies contain some fluoride naturally, however, to prevent tooth decay, it is important to supplement and maintain an adequate level of fluoride to achieve this goal. This description of the cochrane collaboration’s findings in relation to water fluoridation and adult cavities is a clarification of the text in the print edition of the spring 2016 harvard public health, letters in response to “is fluoridated drinking water safe. Stop fluoridation of drinking water, sudbury, ontario 40 likes my hope is to weigh the pro's and con's of adding fluoride to drinking water, and to.
Over seven 1 states don’t require fluoridation of their drinking water supply, oregon included unfortunately, corvallis has a dirty little secretwell more like a nefarious little fact it has been tainting our drinking supply with fluoride since the 1950s. Anti-fluoride activists want to take fluoride out of every community’s drinking water because they are certain it is harmful their reasons have evolved over time today opponents rarely argue that fluoridation is a communist plot, as they once did. 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.
Community water fluoridation is a safe and effective way of creating greater protection against tooth decay in the whole population, regardless of age, income or education level it is also inexpensive for municipalities to add to their drinking water treatment systems. Fluoride-free water does not believe it is safe to drink tap water in ireland which has been fluoridated why not water fluoridation was known, from the start, to cause dental fluorosis in at least 10% of children exposed to it. Water fluoridation is the practice of adding fluoride to the water supply over 60 percent of the us water supply is currently fluoridated, with 170 million americans ingesting fluoride on a daily basis.
Home my water fluoride in your drinking water the centers for disease control (cdc) proclaimed fluoridation to be one of the top ten greatest public health achievements of the past century and that “water fluoridation remains the most equitable and cost-effective method of delivering fluoride to all members of most communities. The fluoridation of water does not have any impact on customers' bills in the region for more information, please contact us on us on 0345 672 3723 dial 18001 first if. Fluoride is added to drinking water to prevent a disease (tooth decay), and as such becomes a medicine by fda definition water fluoridation is a form of mass medication that denies you the right to informed consent 9 dr mercola encourages you to make your own health care decisions based upon your research and in partnership with a.
When voting on whether or not to include water fluoridation in your community, the bcda encourages you to get the facts on fluoride in order to make an informed choice for. Water fluoridation is the adjustment of fluoride to a recommended level for preventing tooth decay it’s similar to fortifying other foods and beverages, like fortifying salt with iodine, milk with vitamin d, orange juice with calcium and bread with folic acid. Dallas is considering whether or not to renew a three-year, $18-million contract that provides their drinking water with fluoride set to expire january 1, 2015, if dallas ends fluoridation, it will become the largest city in the us to stop fluoridating its water. The benefits and safety of fluoridation of public drinking water supplies is supported by overwhelming scientific evidence water fluoridation is widely practised throughout australia, and is supported by an extensive range of major public health organisations in australia and worldwide.
Drinking water fluoridation is one of the top 10 public health achievements of the modern era i'd take a look at the evidence for its safety and efficacy, consider the views of opponents of. Water fluoridation helps prevent tooth decay in people of all ages scientific research shows that water fluoridation is effective and safe adding fluoride to drinking water is important for protecting the health of people in nsw. Community water fluoridation many research studies have proven the safety and benefits of fluoride for 70 years , people in the united states have benefited from drinking water with fluoride, leading to better dental health.