Populations Receiving Optimally Fluoridated Public Drinking Water -- United States, 1992-2006

July 2008
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;7/11/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 27, p737
The article considers water fluoridation as one of 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). In partnership with the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, CDC developed the Water Fluoridation Reporting System (WFRS) to support management and tracking of state fluoridation programs. In 2006, 69% of the population served by community water systems obtained optimally fluoridated water.


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