Celebrate the 69th Anniversary of Fluoridation

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TapIntoIt-tThe practice of community water fluoridation began on January 25, 1945 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and has spread throughout the country to improve oral health ever since. The American Dental Association (ADA) is commemorating the anniversary by promoting their support for community water fluoridation, saying that the ADA “supports community water fluoridation as an effective and cost-efficient method to bring disease prevention to communities nationwide.” This public health practice has been named by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as one of 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century.

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