Frequently Asked Questions
What is Fluoride?
Fluoride is a mineral found in soil, water (both fresh and salt) and various foods.
What is Water Fluoridation?
Water fluoridation is the process of adjusting the level of fluoride in a public drinking water supply to optimize the dental benefits of preventing tooth decay.
What evidence is there regarding the effectiveness of fluoridation?
A large body of peer-reviewed science clearly demonstrates the safety and effectiveness of fluoridation in the prevention of dental decay in large populations. Many organizations support and endorse water fluoridation.