Cost of fluoridating city water

Why We Add Fluoride to Water: The natural fluoride in a community’s water supply sometimes is not at the optimal level to prevent tooth decay and so we have to adjust it for the greatest benefit to all.The acceptable level ranges from 0.7 – 1.2 parts fluoride to one million parts water.

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The CDC has concluded that every

The CDC has concluded that every $1 spent on water fluoridation saves $7-$42 in oral health treatment costs, depending on the size of the community.

Those included the 3.5% of the population that were on CWS with naturally occurring fluoride at or above recommended levels.

population were getting water from community water systems (CWS) supplying water that had fluoride at or above recommended levels.

All the affected children were from the Pikes Peak region.

Despite the negative impact on the physical appearance of their teeth, the children with stained, mottled and pitted teeth also had fewer cavities than other children.

Fluoridation is Safe Over 50 years of research and experience have shown that fluoridation at optimal levels does not harm people or the environment. Fluoride is a Community Choice Every year, many city councils, health boards and voters take action to fluoridate their water supply.

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The CDC has concluded that every $1 spent on water fluoridation saves $7-$42 in oral health treatment costs, depending on the size of the community. Those included the 3.5% of the population that were on CWS with naturally occurring fluoride at or above recommended levels. population were getting water from community water systems (CWS) supplying water that had fluoride at or above recommended levels.All the affected children were from the Pikes Peak region.Despite the negative impact on the physical appearance of their teeth, the children with stained, mottled and pitted teeth also had fewer cavities than other children.Fluoridation is Safe Over 50 years of research and experience have shown that fluoridation at optimal levels does not harm people or the environment. Fluoride is a Community Choice Every year, many city councils, health boards and voters take action to fluoridate their water supply.

spent on water fluoridation saves - in oral health treatment costs, depending on the size of the community. Those included the 3.5% of the population that were on CWS with naturally occurring fluoride at or above recommended levels. population were getting water from community water systems (CWS) supplying water that had fluoride at or above recommended levels.All the affected children were from the Pikes Peak region.Despite the negative impact on the physical appearance of their teeth, the children with stained, mottled and pitted teeth also had fewer cavities than other children.Fluoridation is Safe Over 50 years of research and experience have shown that fluoridation at optimal levels does not harm people or the environment. Fluoride is a Community Choice Every year, many city councils, health boards and voters take action to fluoridate their water supply.

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