“Good oral health is essential to our overall health and well-being. In fact, tooth decay is one of the most common and widespread chronic diseases in Canada and worldwide. Community water fluoridation is an important and often overlooked public health measure that has contributed over the last 70 years to the health of Canadians by … Continue reading Public Health Agency of Canada: Position statement on Community Water Fluoridation
A poll by the Metro done in 2016 found that 64% of Calgarians wanted fluoride reinstated in the city’s drinking water.
“As previously articulated by Health Canada, our organizations strongly support water fluoridation as a safe, effective and cost effective public health measure to help prevent dental cavities. The safety and efficacy of water fluoridation has been frequently studied and continues to be supported by current science, and the beneficial effects of fluoride in the prevention of dental cavities … Continue reading Canadian Organizations’ Consensus Statement on Community Water Fluoridation
The CDC recognizes community water fluoridation as “one of ten great public health achievements of the 20th century.”
“Alberta Health and Alberta Health Services recognize that community water fluoridation effectively prevents tooth decay, especially among people who are most vulnerable. it offers significant benefit with very low risk and reaches all residents who are connected to a municipal water supply. Therefore, Alberta Health and Alberta Health Services endorse community water fluoridation as a … Continue reading Position Statement by Alberta Health