CDC Releases Statement on the Safety and Effectiveness of CWF

Posted & filed under Fluoride in the News, Partners in Fluoride, What the Experts Say about Fluoride.

BoyDrinkingWaterThe Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a statement supporting “the evidence regarding the safety and benefits of community water fluoridation.” The statement underlines the proven public health benefits of community water fluoridation (CWF) of “reducing and controlling tooth decay and promoting oral health across the lifespan.” The statement also stresses that “The safety and benefits of fluoride are well documented and have been reviewed comprehensively by several scientific and public health organizations.” We raise our glass of fluoridated tap water to the vast number of statements like this from the CDC and other leading health and medical authorities that emphasize the proven importance of CWF in protecting the oral health of people of all ages.