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Synonyms for fluoridation

the addition of a fluoride to the water supply (to prevent dental decay)

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The Local Health Authorities in the majority of Latin-American and Caribbean countries were able to begin or to strengthen fluoridation programs in the Americas by the leadership of the PAHO and sponsored by several international organizations, as the Kellogg Foundation, World Bank and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) (1, 2).
Key words: Alberta, dental caries, dental hygienists, fluoridation, oral health, public health, surveys and questionnaires
These centered around three themes- evidence confusion (e.g., breadth of and multiple disciplines involved in fluoridation literature), authority and expertise (e.g., perceived mismatch between public health and private practice about fluoridation, patient knowledge), and messaging issues (e.g., caries risk factors beyond fluoridation).
The Buda City Council almost immediately sought to reintroduce the mineral additive to the city's water supply with technical and financial assistance from a state fluoridation program.
As far as adults are concerned, Yorkshire and the Humber region, which has very little fluoridation, has around the same rate of obesity as the more extensively fluoridated North East.
Copeland of the American Water Works Association presents this concise handbook on water fluoridation intended as an accessible resource for decision makers, engineers, and operating personnel involved with fluoridation installations.
They noted that while previous research has revealed a positive return on investment in regard to community water fluoridation, those findings were based on studies that occurred prior to 1995.
Today talk of Communist plots has faded but fluoridation continues to spark lively public debate.
He does not tell us that the York Review (Sept 2000), asked to examine five questions with respect to fluoridation, stated that "The results of this review suggest that a dose-response relationship exists between water fluoride level and the prevalence of fluorosis."
In addition, the new website has data on the percent of states' population with access to community water fluoridation, obtained from biennial water fluoridation reports from 2000 through 2012.
The report said: "The findings of the study raise particular concerns about the validity of community fluoridation as a safe public health measure."
In December, activists and health professionals successfully stopped the implementation of a law that would have mandated fluoridation of all table salt in the country.
All government-owned Army community water systems (CWSs) serving a population larger than 3,300 should be optimizing fluoridation, in accordance with Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Army directives.
The topic of water fluoridation is a major public health issue, particularly in the Northern Rivers of NSW, where recent votes in various local councils have just approved fluoridation in the local water supply.