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Teens need their teeth

Teens Need Their Teeth

Your teens may think that they don’t need you anymore, but they’ll always need their teeth! During adolescence we want to be sure that children continue effective oral hygiene habits such as brushing twice a day with fluoride toothpaste, flossing, seeing a dentist, eating a healthy diet that is low in sugar, and drinking water […]
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Pediatricians love babies and teeth

Pediatricians LOVE babies and they love baby teeth!

Babies are only little for a short time but they need all of our love, care, and affection to make sure that they grow into healthy and happy adults. We don’t think about baby teeth any differently. Taking care of baby teeth is as important as taking care of adult teeth. If you aren’t sure […]
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Recipe for Healthy Childhood

Recipe for A Happy and Healthy Childhood

Wouldn’t it be great if children came with a recipe to make sure that they grow up happy and healthy? We know it isn’t that simple, but generally there are three ingredients we all want for kids – Laugh, Play, and Smile. Now take a minute to think about how you laugh, play, or smile […]
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Oral Health and Pregnancy

Oral Health and Pregnancy

The importance of a healthy mouth both before and during pregnancy is not well-understood by most people. What we do know is that dental caries, the disease-process that leads to cavities, is caused by bacteria. Bacteria can spread and do so easily in families. Oral bacteria are no different, and for this reason it is […]
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Aqua

Video: Agua Es Injusto

Agua Es Injusto Justicia Refrescante, a project of El Centro Amistad in Boulder, Colorado, started as an immigrant rights group in 2001. Today their mission is “to integrate and transform the Boulder County community through opportunities and programs for Latinos that promote education, health, and quality of life.” Health includes fighting for safe drinking water. […]
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Let’s Do Our Part for A Healthy Start

It’s time to set the record straight on the benefits of community water fluoridation (CWF). For some children, fluoridated water is the only form of prevention available. Let’s do our part for a healthy start for all children by supporting community water fluoridation. We encourage you to download the following shareable image for use on […]
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History Is Full of Bad Decisions

Seven decades of experience and research reaffirm the evidence that community water fluoridation (CWF) is effective and safe to protect teeth in people of all ages. History is full of bad decisions. Community water fluoridation isn’t one of them. Water with fluoride offers a lifetime of benefits, backed by a lifetime of evidence. We encourage […]
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What Kids Say About Teeth

Video: Oral Health According to Kids

Kids say the darnedest things! What did you think about oral health when you were five years old? Chances are you didn’t think about it at all, unless you had a painful cavity. See what these kids think about brushing their teeth, what keeps teeth strong, and going to the dentist!
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Fluoride Keeps Teeth Strong

Video: Kids Know What Makes Teeth Strong!

What did you know about oral health when you were five years old? See what these four, five and six year olds have to say about keeping their teeth shiny and strong.
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Kids Brushing Teeth

Video: Do You Know When Kids Brush Their Teeth?

What would your kids say if you asked them about brushing their teeth? We asked preschoolers about brushing their teeth to keep them healthy. See what they think!
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Fluoride Really Saved our Teeth

Video: Fluoride Really Saved our Teeth

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.
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Fluoride Strengthens Teeth

Strengthen Your Body, One Glass at a Time

Strengthen your body, one glass at a time. Water with fluoride protects teeth, especially instead of sugary drinks. Water is the easy, inexpensive and healthy choice for your teeth and your body.
Share
Health Equity Fluoridation

Oral Health Equity Begins with Fluoridation

Oral health equity begins with community water fluoridation. Everyone deserves good health, and good health means good teeth! Water with fluoride protects teeth and helps build healthy communities and healthy families.
Share
Teach Them to Brush and Floss

Teach Them to Brush and Floss

You teach your children to read, ride a bike and say “thank you.” Be sure they’re learning to floss and brush with the right amount of fluoride toothpaste. And remember that replacing sugary drinks with fluoridated water protects teeth and overall health, too.
Share
Fluoride Is A Good Tginf

Why Fluoride In Your Tap Water Is a Good Thing

Your orange juice can contain calcium, and milk can help deliver Vitamin D into your daily diet. Find out why adding fluoride to your community water systems is safe, natural and effective at preventing 25% of cavities.
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Video: Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Good oral health, including drinking fluoridated water instead of sugar sweetened beverages, in just as important to children at risk for or suffering from diabetes or struggling with overweight. The Washington Dental Service Foundation has created this 1.5 minute video on oral health and diabetes for use in patient and provider communications, trainings, and for diabetes educators to use with patients.
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U.S. Surgeon General Supports Fluoridation

Video: U.S. Surgeon General Supports Water Fluoridation

In a new video, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, MD credits community water fluoridation with contributing to declines in the prevalence and severity of tooth decay.
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Time to Brush Video

Video: Time To Brush: Tips for Parents of Young Children

Tooth decay is the most common disease children experience. The Time To Brush video provides tips for parents of young children about selecting the right toothbrush, how much toothpaste to use, tooth brushing techniques, and tips for getting their children to brush their teeth.
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healthcare providers that support fluoride

We’re Doctors, but We’re Also Parents and We Support CWF

Parents trust what they hear from other parents. That’s why these parents want others to know they support community water fluoridation.
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fluoride can help children's dental health

Community Water Fluoridation – It’s the Least We Can Do for Our Kids

America is one of the most advanced countries in the world. One reason why is our great public health system. Community water fluoridation is enjoyed by 75% of the nation. It is responsible for huge reductions in tooth decay for people of all ages. Be proud to support community water fluoridation in your community.
Share
DNews

Video: Why The Government Puts Fluoride In Our Water

The Discovery Channel’s DNews explains why the government puts fluoride in our water in this informative and entertaining video hosted by Trace Dominquez.
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Why is fluoride good for teeth?

Video: Why Is Fluoride Good for Teeth?

The SciShow is a series of science-based videos explaining interesting questions. In Why is fluoride good for your teeth?, Michael Aranda answers this question. If our teeth are made mostly of calcium, why do we use fluoride to keep them healthy?
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pro-fluoride dentist and mother

I’m a Doctor, but I’m Also a Mom and I Support Fluoridation

LeeAnn McQuade is a loving mom and a caring dentist who wants the best for her family, community and clients. She supports community water fluoridation because preventing tooth decay reduces the need for dental treatment and helps everyone have healthier teeth their entire lives.
Share
community water fluoridation is good for our children's teeth

Community Water Fluoridation is the Least We Can Do for Our Kids

Fluoridated water is one of the best things your community can do to create conditions that help all its members. Building healthy communities builds healthy families, and an America that builds strong families is something we can all be proud of.
Share
pro-fluoride dentist removing myth from fact

Video: Debunking Unreliable Claims About Fluoridation

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.
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community water fluoridation supported by moms

I’m a Dentist, but I’m Also a Mom and I Support Fluoridation

Dr Valencia has something to share, not as a dentist but as a mother. She believes that fluoridated water is a great way to help her sons protect their growing teeth from decay. She knows that everyone benefits from drinking optimally fluoridated water.
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Pediatrician who supports fluoride for children

I’m a Pediatrician, but I’m Also a Mom and I Support Fluoridation

Kelly Curtin-Hallinan is a mom and a pediatrician. What does she do for her daughters? She makes sure they drink water with the right balance of fluoride to help protect their teeth from decay. She knows that community water fluoridation benefits everyone.
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I’m a Family Physician, but I’m Also a Dad and I Support CWF

The Campaign for Dental Health is pleased to provide supporters of community water fluoridation (CWF) with seven new shareable images. These are designed to place CWF at the center of values that are shared by communities and individuals alike: pride of place, doing what’s best for children, and maintaining healthy practices that benefit everyone.
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Fluoride Building Blocks Poster

Fluoride Builds a Foundation for Healthy Teeth

This poster was developed to by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help communicate the importance of oral health.
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Share the Love, Share the Water

Video: Share the Love, Share the Water

In this video, families will learn how to avoid the sugar in popular beverages by choosing to drink the most refreshing, inexpensive and life-sustaining drink in the world: water! So share the love, share the water.
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Water Fluoridation and Your Health

Water Fluoridation and Your Health Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD) has developed a great video on the importance of community water fluoridation (CWF). Speakers include a school nurse, teacher, pediatrician, and more!  
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Fluoride Infographic

How Fluoride Works Infographic

This resource was developed to by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help communicate the importance of fluoridation.
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Community Water Fluoridation Widgets

Want to add the facts about water with fluoride to your website? These free widgets from the Campaign for Dental Health make it easy.
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Nation's military and fluoride

Could the nation’s security depend on community water fluoridation?

Most people don’t know that the primary reason recruits in both World War I and II were rejected from serving in the military was a lack of teeth.
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Before Fluoridation 1 in 5 Americans Lost Teeth by Middle Age

In the early 1960s, fully 20 % of people between the ages of 45 and 54 had lost all of their permanent teeth.
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Video: A Conversation about Fluoride

This short video from the DentaQuest Institute provides a dentist's approach to discussing the importance of fluoride in preventing tooth decay with her patients.
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Video: Fluoride in Our Water: Facts You Need to Make a Healthy Choice

As of January 2015, states and communities have been adjusting the level of fluoride in public water systems for 70 years—which makes this a great time to look at facts.

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Fluoride: Cavity Fighter

This poster developed by the Campaign for Dental Health explores the four ways that children can fight cavities.
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Why Do Children Need Fluoride?

This poster developed by the Campaign for Dental Health explores the reasons why children benefit from fluoride and community water fluoridation.
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Video: Fluoride in the Water Isn’t Going to Hurt You

A Health Care Triage video looks at the myths about community water fluoridation (CWF) and the extensive evidence behind the use of CWF in the US.
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Is Your State a Winner When It Comes to Federal Support for Oral Health?

Twenty-one states are winners. They received cooperative agreement grants and technical assistance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. States can save money by using these funds to operate programs that prevent cavities and promote oral health.
Share

Video: Fluoridated Water – Tap into it!

Did you know an estimated 200 million people drink and cook with fluoridated water every day? n fact, most drinking waters naturally contain fluoride. And when adjusted to a certain level, fluoride can help stop and reduce the development of tooth decay.
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how flouride works

Video: How Fluoride Works

Did you know that fluoride exists naturally in virtually all water supplies? Fluoride reduces decay by strengthening tooth enamel. Water is “fluoridated” when a public water system adjusts the fluoride to a level known to prevent tooth decay.
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Community Water Fluoridation by the Numbers

Millions of Americans do not have access to fluoridated water in their communities, leading to higher rates of tooth decay and greater costs to taxpayers. Fluoridation can reduce states' expenditures for emergency room care, Medicaid, and other public health services.

Share

Video: Dentists are Disease Detectives

Your dentist is a disease detective. Did you know your mouth holds clues to what's going on in the rest of your body? Your dentist searches for clues that may point to other serious health issues. Dentists can detect the signs and symptoms of more than 120 diseases by examining your mouth, head and neck. Plus, more than 90 percent of systemic diseases have oral manifestations.
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Community Water Fluoridation: Top 10 and Bottom 10

The percentage of residents served by public water systems in each state who are receiving fluoridated water.

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Video: The History of Fluoride

In the first part of Delta Dental's series on fluoride, Dr Bill Kohn, DDS, gives an oral history of fluoride and how community water fluoridation became one of the CDC's 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century.

Share

Video: Incorporating Fluoride

In the second part of Delta Dental's series on fluoride, Dr Bill Kohn, DDS, offers tips on how even people who live in communities without fluoridated water can still get the proper amount of this important compound.

Share

Video: Opposition to Fluoride

In the third part of Delta Dental's series on fluoride, Dr Bill Kohn, DDS, addresses the controversy surrounding fluoride and discusses why animosity exists despite its proven benefits to public health.

Share

Video: Delta Dental on Fluorosis

In the fourth part of Delta Dental's series on fluoride, Dr Bill Kohn, DDS, offers tips on how to avoid too much of a good thing (fluoride) and prevent fluorosis
Share

Video: From Drool to School

Did you know kids miss 51 million hours of school each year because of issues with their teeth? It is important to know that as children grow, dental needs change -- and the "From Drool to School" video provides some great tips for babies all the way up to elementary school-age kids.

Share

Video: Spit Can Save Your Life

Did you know that spit can save your life? We pretty much take it for granted, but saliva can tell us a lot about what's going on in your entire body.

Share
Teens need their teeth

Teens Need Their Teeth

Your teens may think that they don’t need you anymore, but they’ll always need their teeth! During adolescence we want to be sure that children continue effective oral hygiene habits such as brushing twice a day with fluoride toothpaste, flossing, seeing a dentist, eating a healthy diet that is low in sugar, and drinking water […]
Share
Pediatricians love babies and teeth

Pediatricians LOVE babies and they love baby teeth!

Babies are only little for a short time but they need all of our love, care, and affection to make sure that they grow into healthy and happy adults. We don’t think about baby teeth any differently. Taking care of baby teeth is as important as taking care of adult teeth. If you aren’t sure […]
Share
Recipe for Healthy Childhood

Recipe for A Happy and Healthy Childhood

Wouldn’t it be great if children came with a recipe to make sure that they grow up happy and healthy? We know it isn’t that simple, but generally there are three ingredients we all want for kids – Laugh, Play, and Smile. Now take a minute to think about how you laugh, play, or smile […]
Share
Oral Health and Pregnancy

Oral Health and Pregnancy

The importance of a healthy mouth both before and during pregnancy is not well-understood by most people. What we do know is that dental caries, the disease-process that leads to cavities, is caused by bacteria. Bacteria can spread and do so easily in families. Oral bacteria are no different, and for this reason it is […]
Share

Let’s Do Our Part for A Healthy Start

It’s time to set the record straight on the benefits of community water fluoridation (CWF). For some children, fluoridated water is the only form of prevention available. Let’s do our part for a healthy start for all children by supporting community water fluoridation. We encourage you to download the following shareable image for use on […]
Share

History Is Full of Bad Decisions

Seven decades of experience and research reaffirm the evidence that community water fluoridation (CWF) is effective and safe to protect teeth in people of all ages. History is full of bad decisions. Community water fluoridation isn’t one of them. Water with fluoride offers a lifetime of benefits, backed by a lifetime of evidence. We encourage […]
Share
Fluoride Strengthens Teeth

Strengthen Your Body, One Glass at a Time

Strengthen your body, one glass at a time. Water with fluoride protects teeth, especially instead of sugary drinks. Water is the easy, inexpensive and healthy choice for your teeth and your body.
Share
Health Equity Fluoridation

Oral Health Equity Begins with Fluoridation

Oral health equity begins with community water fluoridation. Everyone deserves good health, and good health means good teeth! Water with fluoride protects teeth and helps build healthy communities and healthy families.
Share
Teach Them to Brush and Floss

Teach Them to Brush and Floss

You teach your children to read, ride a bike and say “thank you.” Be sure they’re learning to floss and brush with the right amount of fluoride toothpaste. And remember that replacing sugary drinks with fluoridated water protects teeth and overall health, too.
Share
healthcare providers that support fluoride

We’re Doctors, but We’re Also Parents and We Support CWF

Parents trust what they hear from other parents. That’s why these parents want others to know they support community water fluoridation.
Share
fluoride can help children's dental health

Community Water Fluoridation – It’s the Least We Can Do for Our Kids

America is one of the most advanced countries in the world. One reason why is our great public health system. Community water fluoridation is enjoyed by 75% of the nation. It is responsible for huge reductions in tooth decay for people of all ages. Be proud to support community water fluoridation in your community.
Share
pro-fluoride dentist and mother

I’m a Doctor, but I’m Also a Mom and I Support Fluoridation

LeeAnn McQuade is a loving mom and a caring dentist who wants the best for her family, community and clients. She supports community water fluoridation because preventing tooth decay reduces the need for dental treatment and helps everyone have healthier teeth their entire lives.
Share
community water fluoridation is good for our children's teeth

Community Water Fluoridation is the Least We Can Do for Our Kids

Fluoridated water is one of the best things your community can do to create conditions that help all its members. Building healthy communities builds healthy families, and an America that builds strong families is something we can all be proud of.
Share
community water fluoridation supported by moms

I’m a Dentist, but I’m Also a Mom and I Support Fluoridation

Dr Valencia has something to share, not as a dentist but as a mother. She believes that fluoridated water is a great way to help her sons protect their growing teeth from decay. She knows that everyone benefits from drinking optimally fluoridated water.
Share
Pediatrician who supports fluoride for children

I’m a Pediatrician, but I’m Also a Mom and I Support Fluoridation

Kelly Curtin-Hallinan is a mom and a pediatrician. What does she do for her daughters? She makes sure they drink water with the right balance of fluoride to help protect their teeth from decay. She knows that community water fluoridation benefits everyone.
Share

I’m a Family Physician, but I’m Also a Dad and I Support CWF

The Campaign for Dental Health is pleased to provide supporters of community water fluoridation (CWF) with seven new shareable images. These are designed to place CWF at the center of values that are shared by communities and individuals alike: pride of place, doing what’s best for children, and maintaining healthy practices that benefit everyone.
Share
Fluoride Building Blocks Poster

Fluoride Builds a Foundation for Healthy Teeth

This poster was developed to by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help communicate the importance of oral health.
Share
Fluoride Infographic

How Fluoride Works Infographic

This resource was developed to by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help communicate the importance of fluoridation.
Share

Community Water Fluoridation Widgets

Want to add the facts about water with fluoride to your website? These free widgets from the Campaign for Dental Health make it easy.
Share
Nation's military and fluoride

Could the nation’s security depend on community water fluoridation?

Most people don’t know that the primary reason recruits in both World War I and II were rejected from serving in the military was a lack of teeth.
Share

Before Fluoridation 1 in 5 Americans Lost Teeth by Middle Age

In the early 1960s, fully 20 % of people between the ages of 45 and 54 had lost all of their permanent teeth.
Share

Fluoride: Cavity Fighter

This poster developed by the Campaign for Dental Health explores the four ways that children can fight cavities.
Share

Why Do Children Need Fluoride?

This poster developed by the Campaign for Dental Health explores the reasons why children benefit from fluoride and community water fluoridation.
Share

Is Your State a Winner When It Comes to Federal Support for Oral Health?

Twenty-one states are winners. They received cooperative agreement grants and technical assistance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. States can save money by using these funds to operate programs that prevent cavities and promote oral health.
Share

Community Water Fluoridation by the Numbers

Millions of Americans do not have access to fluoridated water in their communities, leading to higher rates of tooth decay and greater costs to taxpayers. Fluoridation can reduce states' expenditures for emergency room care, Medicaid, and other public health services.

Share

Community Water Fluoridation: Top 10 and Bottom 10

The percentage of residents served by public water systems in each state who are receiving fluoridated water.

Share
Teens need their teeth

Teens Need Their Teeth

Your teens may think that they don’t need you anymore, but they’ll always need their teeth! During adolescence we want to be sure that children continue effective oral hygiene habits such as brushing twice a day with fluoride toothpaste, flossing, seeing a dentist, eating a healthy diet that is low in sugar, and drinking water […]
Share
Pediatricians love babies and teeth

Pediatricians LOVE babies and they love baby teeth!

Babies are only little for a short time but they need all of our love, care, and affection to make sure that they grow into healthy and happy adults. We don’t think about baby teeth any differently. Taking care of baby teeth is as important as taking care of adult teeth. If you aren’t sure […]
Share
Recipe for Healthy Childhood

Recipe for A Happy and Healthy Childhood

Wouldn’t it be great if children came with a recipe to make sure that they grow up happy and healthy? We know it isn’t that simple, but generally there are three ingredients we all want for kids – Laugh, Play, and Smile. Now take a minute to think about how you laugh, play, or smile […]
Share
Oral Health and Pregnancy

Oral Health and Pregnancy

The importance of a healthy mouth both before and during pregnancy is not well-understood by most people. What we do know is that dental caries, the disease-process that leads to cavities, is caused by bacteria. Bacteria can spread and do so easily in families. Oral bacteria are no different, and for this reason it is […]
Share
Aqua

Video: Agua Es Injusto

Agua Es Injusto Justicia Refrescante, a project of El Centro Amistad in Boulder, Colorado, started as an immigrant rights group in 2001. Today their mission is “to integrate and transform the Boulder County community through opportunities and programs for Latinos that promote education, health, and quality of life.” Health includes fighting for safe drinking water. […]
Share
What Kids Say About Teeth

Video: Oral Health According to Kids

Kids say the darnedest things! What did you think about oral health when you were five years old? Chances are you didn’t think about it at all, unless you had a painful cavity. See what these kids think about brushing their teeth, what keeps teeth strong, and going to the dentist!
Share
Fluoride Keeps Teeth Strong

Video: Kids Know What Makes Teeth Strong!

What did you know about oral health when you were five years old? See what these four, five and six year olds have to say about keeping their teeth shiny and strong.
Share
Kids Brushing Teeth

Video: Do You Know When Kids Brush Their Teeth?

What would your kids say if you asked them about brushing their teeth? We asked preschoolers about brushing their teeth to keep them healthy. See what they think!
Share
Fluoride Really Saved our Teeth

Video: Fluoride Really Saved our Teeth

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.
Share
Fluoride Is A Good Tginf

Why Fluoride In Your Tap Water Is a Good Thing

Your orange juice can contain calcium, and milk can help deliver Vitamin D into your daily diet. Find out why adding fluoride to your community water systems is safe, natural and effective at preventing 25% of cavities.
Share

Video: Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Good oral health, including drinking fluoridated water instead of sugar sweetened beverages, in just as important to children at risk for or suffering from diabetes or struggling with overweight. The Washington Dental Service Foundation has created this 1.5 minute video on oral health and diabetes for use in patient and provider communications, trainings, and for diabetes educators to use with patients.
Share
U.S. Surgeon General Supports Fluoridation

Video: U.S. Surgeon General Supports Water Fluoridation

In a new video, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, MD credits community water fluoridation with contributing to declines in the prevalence and severity of tooth decay.
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Time to Brush Video

Video: Time To Brush: Tips for Parents of Young Children

Tooth decay is the most common disease children experience. The Time To Brush video provides tips for parents of young children about selecting the right toothbrush, how much toothpaste to use, tooth brushing techniques, and tips for getting their children to brush their teeth.
Share
DNews

Video: Why The Government Puts Fluoride In Our Water

The Discovery Channel’s DNews explains why the government puts fluoride in our water in this informative and entertaining video hosted by Trace Dominquez.
Share
Why is fluoride good for teeth?

Video: Why Is Fluoride Good for Teeth?

The SciShow is a series of science-based videos explaining interesting questions. In Why is fluoride good for your teeth?, Michael Aranda answers this question. If our teeth are made mostly of calcium, why do we use fluoride to keep them healthy?
Share
pro-fluoride dentist removing myth from fact

Video: Debunking Unreliable Claims About Fluoridation

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.
Share
Share the Love, Share the Water

Video: Share the Love, Share the Water

In this video, families will learn how to avoid the sugar in popular beverages by choosing to drink the most refreshing, inexpensive and life-sustaining drink in the world: water! So share the love, share the water.
Share

Water Fluoridation and Your Health

Water Fluoridation and Your Health Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD) has developed a great video on the importance of community water fluoridation (CWF). Speakers include a school nurse, teacher, pediatrician, and more!  
Share

Video: A Conversation about Fluoride

This short video from the DentaQuest Institute provides a dentist's approach to discussing the importance of fluoride in preventing tooth decay with her patients.
Share

Video: Fluoride in Our Water: Facts You Need to Make a Healthy Choice

As of January 2015, states and communities have been adjusting the level of fluoride in public water systems for 70 years—which makes this a great time to look at facts.

Share

Video: Fluoridated Water – Tap into it!

Did you know an estimated 200 million people drink and cook with fluoridated water every day? n fact, most drinking waters naturally contain fluoride. And when adjusted to a certain level, fluoride can help stop and reduce the development of tooth decay.
Share
how flouride works

Video: How Fluoride Works

Did you know that fluoride exists naturally in virtually all water supplies? Fluoride reduces decay by strengthening tooth enamel. Water is “fluoridated” when a public water system adjusts the fluoride to a level known to prevent tooth decay.
Share

Video: Dentists are Disease Detectives

Your dentist is a disease detective. Did you know your mouth holds clues to what's going on in the rest of your body? Your dentist searches for clues that may point to other serious health issues. Dentists can detect the signs and symptoms of more than 120 diseases by examining your mouth, head and neck. Plus, more than 90 percent of systemic diseases have oral manifestations.
Share

Video: The History of Fluoride

In the first part of Delta Dental's series on fluoride, Dr Bill Kohn, DDS, gives an oral history of fluoride and how community water fluoridation became one of the CDC's 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century.

Share

Video: Incorporating Fluoride

In the second part of Delta Dental's series on fluoride, Dr Bill Kohn, DDS, offers tips on how even people who live in communities without fluoridated water can still get the proper amount of this important compound.

Share

Video: Opposition to Fluoride

In the third part of Delta Dental's series on fluoride, Dr Bill Kohn, DDS, addresses the controversy surrounding fluoride and discusses why animosity exists despite its proven benefits to public health.

Share

Video: Delta Dental on Fluorosis

In the fourth part of Delta Dental's series on fluoride, Dr Bill Kohn, DDS, offers tips on how to avoid too much of a good thing (fluoride) and prevent fluorosis
Share

Video: From Drool to School

Did you know kids miss 51 million hours of school each year because of issues with their teeth? It is important to know that as children grow, dental needs change -- and the "From Drool to School" video provides some great tips for babies all the way up to elementary school-age kids.

Share

Video: Spit Can Save Your Life

Did you know that spit can save your life? We pretty much take it for granted, but saliva can tell us a lot about what's going on in your entire body.

Share