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 […]

American Fluoridation Society Targets Inaccurate Information in U.S. Communities

January 29th, 2016 Partners in Fluoride

Although the leading health, medical and scientific organizations continue to recommend community water fluoridation as a valuable tool to reduce tooth decay, anti-fluoride groups have become increasingly successful at using the internet to misinform, confuse or needlessly frighten the public. To combat this, a group of dental and medical professionals recently announced the creation of the American […]

A Perfect Pair: Bedtime and Brushing

January 5th, 2016 Children's Oral Health and Fluoride, Partners in Fluoride

The message of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Brush, Book, Bed has resonated with a group of pediatric dental students, staff, and faculty at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. It has inspired them to create a program (Books, Brushing, and Bedtime) for their patients as well as an age appropriate book […]

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 […]

Debunking Unreliable Claims: The “Harvard study”

November 17th, 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 the internet to circulate misleading […]

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 […]

The American Public Health Association Salutes Fluoridation

November 6th, 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! from ilikemyteeth.org. Then, Kathy Lituri, […]