From the Front Line

Debunking Unreliable Claims: The “Harvard study”

November 17, 2015 Facts about Fluoride Partners in Fluoride What the Experts Say about Fluoride

Dr Brittany Seymour, assistant professor in oral health policy and epidemiology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, debunks unreliable claims about water fluoridation in this new video, providing much-needed information and context to the often misrepresented Harvard Study on fluoridation and children’s IQ. Critics of water fluoridation have successfully used… » Read Full Post

Doctors and Dentists are Parents Too – And They Support Community Water Fluoridation

November 16, 2015 Campaign for Dental Health News Partners in Fluoride What the Experts Say about Fluoride

Many people assume their community has fluoridated tap water, and, confident in the knowledge that it is safe and effective, are surprised to learn that the practice is sometimes called into question. Others have no opinion on community water fluoridation (CWF) until they go online and encounter the misinformation and… » Read Full Post

The American Public Health Association Salutes Fluoridation

November 6, 2015 Fluoride and Public Health Partners in Fluoride What the Experts Say about Fluoride

Community water fluoridation was featured prominently at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA) in Chicago from October 31 to November 4, 2015. In addition to eight sessions and four posters on the topic, the meeting opened with the video Fluoridated Water - Tap Into It!… » Read Full Post

Election Produces a Victory and a Setback

November 5, 2015 Communities Supporting Fluoride Fluoride in the News

At least two ballot measures on fluoridation were decided on November 3, 2015 by voters in two cities. Voters in Gloucester, Massachusetts supported the continuation of community water fluoridation, while voters in San Marcos, Texas adopted a city charter amendment that forbids this practice. Nearly two-thirds of voters in Gloucester… » Read Full Post

Little Teeth Need Fluoride to Protect Them from Mouth Monsters

October 29, 2015 Children's Oral Health and Fluoride Partners in Fluoride

The Big Authority on Little Teeth, also known as the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), is dispensing their troops to protect children from cavities. The main ingredient in their arsenal? Fluoride. Time and time again, fluoride has been shown to be the most cost-effective way to protect teeth. Fluoride,… » Read Full Post

Vampires Know Life is Better with Teeth (or Fangs)

October 28, 2015 Children's Oral Health and Fluoride

Happy Halloween from the Campaign for Dental Health! When we think of Halloween, we think of candy, but there are so many more fun ways to celebrate this spooky holiday. If you choose one of them over a handful of chocolate or chewy candy your teeth will thank you.… » Read Full Post

A Poster About Progress

October 27, 2015 Campaign for Dental Health News

The Campaign for Dental Health (CDH) submitted a poster presentation at the most recent meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Oral Health. This poster summarized the solid progress that the CDH coalition has made in developing and disseminating accurate, useful information to educate parents and the… » Read Full Post

Water Research Foundation Supports Community Water Fluoridation

October 26, 2015 What the Experts Say about Fluoride

Dental and medical organizations aren’t the only stakeholders who have examined the evidence and concluded that community water fluoridation is a safe and effective way to prevent tooth decay. Recently, the Water Research Foundation issued a report that focuses mostly on the health and environmental concerns that are circulated by… » Read Full Post

ADA Hosts Celebration of 70 Years of Water Fluoridation

September 21, 2015 Campaign for Dental Health News Partners in Fluoride

Marking an important public health anniversary, 90 people from 28 states and two countries came together at the American Dental Association (ADA) Headquarters on September 11-12 to celebrate water fluoridation and the positive effect it has had on the public's oral health. Dr Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for… » Read Full Post

Monster Free Mouths Movement

September 17, 2015 Children's Oral Health and Fluoride Partners in Fluoride

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) has launched a new consumer-friendly hub on for the Monster-Free Mouths Movement. The hub is designed to cater to the on-the-go lifestyle demands of parents and caregivers and will be updated throughout the year with diverse educational resources to remain timely and… » Read Full Post

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