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Closing the Gap in Oral Health Disparities for Indigenous Children

November 24, 2021

November is Native American Heritage Month,  which celebrates the history, heritage, traditions, and contemporary way of life of Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians. It is also a time…

Calgary Voters Strongly Support Fluoridation

November 11, 2021

Last month, voters in Canada’s third-largest city sent a powerful message to their city council by approving a ballot measure that calls for resuming community water fluoridation (CWF). The measure…

Fluoride Exposed is the New Host for Fluoride Science

September 27, 2021

  Fluoride Exposed is the new host for Fluoride Science. FluorideScience.org - by the Center for Fluoride Research Analysis - is produced by an independent board of experts in the field. It has been an…

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The Campaign for Dental Health (CDH) was created to ensure that people of all ages have access to the most effective and affordable way to protect teeth from decay — community water fluoridation (CWF). Why? Not that long ago, run-away cavities and gap-toothed smiles were commonplace. Thankfully, the past half century has seen lots of progress. Better dental care and widespread fluoridation have vastly improved our oral health.

But this progress has been uneven. Millions of people, especially poor and minority children, suffer needlessly from dental problems. Poor oral health leads to missed hours of school and work, more costly and involved treatment, and sometimes life-threatening infections. Community water fluoridation is the safest, most effective and equitable way to help reduce and prevent dental disease for people of all ages.

The CDH is a broad network of oral health advocates, health professionals, child and family organizations, and scientists working together to preserve our nation’s gains in oral health. Our mission is to provide the public and policy makers with the evidence-based information and tools they need to promote and protect fluoridation. Read more about the CDH here.

We encourage you to read more about how fluoride works, the debate over fluoridation, and common myths and facts. Find resources to help you act now to promote oral health. Learn and share accurate, science-based information about CWF. We have answers to common questions about fluoride and guidance on how to protect children’s teeth. Or type your questions directly into the search box.