TITLE

Policy Statement on the Use of Fluoride

PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Pediatric Dentistry;Reference Manual 2000-2001, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the policy of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) regarding the use of fluoride, which asserts that fluoride in community water supplies and in other tested preparations offers a safe and effective ways to reduce dental caries. It mentions that the adjustment of fluoride level presents in the community water supplies to maximum concentration is the most beneficial and inexpensive mean of lowering the occurrence of dental caries. It also notes that AAPD is endorsing and encouraging the adjustment of fluoride content of domestic community water supplies especially those that are feasible. Moreover, AAPD's policy statement on how to achieve this goal is also presented.
ACCESSION #
50448371

 

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