Fluoride Really Saved our Teeth

July 18th, 2016 Children's Oral Health and Fluoride, Facts about Fluoride, Fluoride and Public Health, Fluoride, Oral Health, and Access to Care, What the Experts Say about Fluoride

Maria Marquez is a pediatrician in the nation’s capital and a champion of children’s oral health. She knows from both professional and personal experience how much difference water with fluoride means to the health of children’s teeth. That’s why she shared her personal story with us in this new video, Fluoride Really Saved our Teeth. […]


National Toxicology Review of Fluoride

July 12th, 2016 Facts about Fluoride, What the Experts Say about Fluoride

Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently read a research review of fluoride that was conducted by the National Toxicology Program (NTP), and the CDC released a letter declaring that it “maintains its confidence that optimally fluoridated drinking water is a safe and effective tool to prevent tooth decay in children […]


More Doggone Myths about Fluoride

May 9th, 2016 Facts about Fluoride

Last month, the Examiner.com published Dog health problems linked to excessive fluoride, an article filled with false claims about fluoride’s effect on dogs. Although the Examiner states that each of its contributing writers should be a “knowledgeable subject matter expert,” the claims made in this article fail to meet that standard. One of the fears […]


Celebrate Drinking Water Week 2016 and Toast to the Benefits of Water Fluoridation

May 3rd, 2016 Children's Oral Health and Fluoride, Facts about Fluoride, Fluoride and Public Health, Fluoride, Oral Health, and Access to Care, Partners in Fluoride

May 1-7, 2016 marks more than 35 years since the American Water Works Association and its members began celebrating Drinking Water Week. This event provides a unique opportunity for both water professionals and the communities they serve to join together in recognizing the vital role water plays in our daily lives. Celebrating Drinking Water Week […]


A Strong Consensus of Editorial Support

February 16th, 2016 Facts about Fluoride, Fluoride in the News

Over the past dozen or so years, the topic of community water fluoridation (CWF) has generated intense discussion in a variety of U.S. cities and communities. In many cases, daily newspapers share their perspective through editorials. A five-year analysis of editorials from these newspapers reveals that more than 80% of them endorsed fluoridation. This is […]


Journalist’s Resource Takes On Fluoride Misinformation

January 22nd, 2016 Children's Oral Health and Fluoride, Facts about Fluoride, Fluoride and Public Health, What the Experts Say about Fluoride

Harvard’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy Journalist’s Resource recently published Fluoride in water in the United States and public health misinformation: Research review. Authors Brittany A. Seymour and Denise-Marie Ordway identify the rapid spread of misinformation online and caution journalists against creating a “false balance” in their reporting. The overwhelming body of […]


America’s Approach to Science

January 19th, 2016 Facts about Fluoride, What the Experts Say about Fluoride

We are surrounded by controversy, even in areas of science that are seemingly built upon facts. But as Danielle Teller discusses in a recent blog on Quartz, America makes the mistake of treating science as a bunch of facts when it is really a process of critical thinking. Community water fluoridation, like childhood vaccines, is […]


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 […]