Building #HealthyCommunities: Let’s get oral health into the discussion

April 3rd, 2017 Campaign for Dental Health News, Fluoride and Public Health

The Campaign for Dental Health, a program of the American Academy of Pediatrics, is pleased to kick off the #HealthyCommunities initiative during National Public Health Week, April 3-7, 2017. To be healthy, kids need healthy teeth. Yet childhood dental disease stubbornly remains the most common chronic disease of childhood. Help us raise the visibility of […]


Build Momentum for #HealthyCommunities During National Public Health Week

March 29th, 2017 Campaign for Dental Health News, Fluoride and Public Health

National Public Health Week is coming, April 3-10, 2017, and what better time to talk about building #HealthyCommunities. The Campaign for Dental Health, a program of the American Academy of Pediatrics, supports community water fluoridation (CWF) because it is an evidence-based, time-tested preventive measure that benefits entire communities, especially children. It’s as simple and easy […]


2016 Community Water Fluoridation Determination Awards

August 10th, 2016 Campaign for Dental Health News, Communities Supporting Fluoride, Partners in Fluoride

Congratulations to Francoise Mbabazi of Oral Health Colorado and Patti Ulrich of the Michigan Oral Health Coalition for being presented with the Community Water Fluoridation Determination Award at the fourth annual fluoridation meeting, Oral Health Equity: Building Coalitions to Tackle Disparities! Oral Health Colorado and the Michigan Oral Health Coalition have displayed determination above and […]


Now Available – Three New Posters and Shareable Images

July 6th, 2016 Campaign for Dental Health News, Children's Oral Health and Fluoride, Fluoride and Public Health

The Campaign for Dental Health is pleased to share three new posters and shareable images (memes) in Spanish and English. Designed to help share positive messages about community water fluoridation (CWF), health equity, drinking water, and children’s oral health, these are available in two forms. We encourage you to visit the following pages to download […]


New Oral Health Resources in Spanish

December 10th, 2015 Campaign for Dental Health News, Facts about Fluoride, Fluoride, Oral Health, and Access to Care, Partners in Fluoride, What the Experts Say about Fluoride

The Campaign for Dental Health is pleased to announce its new Spanish language website: www.Spanish.ILikeMyTeeth.org. Find information on fluoride and preventing children’s tooth decay. A search function makes it easy to ask questions and find answers about fluoridation. Resources for parents, families, and health professionals are easy to download and share. Visit www.Spanish.ILikeMyTeeth.org, and please […]


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

November 16th, 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 anti-fluoride websites that are so […]


A Poster About Progress

October 27th, 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 public about fluoride and fluoridation. […]