Dental Fluoridation

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2010 San Diego County Fluoridation Status The City of Escondido has been fluoridating its water supply since August 2004. As of December 2007, when Metropolitan Water District plus the Helix Water District also began fluoridation, these San Diego County water districts have 100% optimally fluorid Achievements in Public Health, 1900-1999: Fluoridation of Drinking Water to Prevent Dental Caries Fluoridation of community drinking water is a major factor responsible for the decline in dental caries (tooth decay) during the second half of the 20th century. ADA Supporting Organizations 2006 “National and International Organizations that Recognize the Public Health Benefits of Community Water Fluoridation for Preventing Dental Decay." Brief History of Fluoridation in California & San Diego In 1995, State Senator Jackie Speier authored AB 733, the Fluoridation Act, which provided for the fluoridation of water systems with 10,000 service connections or more. BUENAS NOTICIAS SOBRE FLUORURO El fluoruro es un mineral natural necesario para tener dientes y huesos sanos. Community Water Fluoridation Over 170 million people, or 67 percent of the United States population served by public water supplies, drink water with optimal fluoride levels for preventing decay. Of the 50 largest cities in the country, 43 are fluoridated. Fluoridation Map of San Diego PDF Map of Fluoridation in San Diego County Fluoridation on the Web: a sampling Links to sites with Fluoridation information. Fluoride & Infant Formula Background: Infant Formula and the Risk for Enamel Fluorosis Fluoride Facts Fluoride Facts from the American Dental Hygienists' Association Good News about Fluoride - San Diego All San Diego tap water has some Fluoride [almost 0.3 part/million] but not quite enough to protect our teeth. How to Reach Your Water Authority Water Authority Member Agency Address, Phone Number and Web Page Address Introduction to Fluoridation in San Diego County Our water treatment plants turn "raw water" [untreated/not safe to drink] into safe, healthful drinking water that meets all state and federal requirements. Science Advisory Board The Science Advisory Board (SAB) has reviewed and evaluated the scientific merits and health benefits of adding fluoride to San Diego County drinking water. You’re Never Too Old For Fluoride Adults today are more fitness conscious than ever. In their commitment to high-quality nutrition and an active lifestyle, there is one element important to good health that might get overlooked.

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