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New Materials on Community Water Fluoridation

New Materials on Community Water Fluoridation
Educational posters available for download

The CDC's Division of Oral Health (DOH) works to improve the oral health of the nation and reduce inequalities in oral health by—

  • Helping states improve their oral health programs.
  • Extending the use of proven strategies to prevent oral disease by—
    • Encouraging the effective use of fluoride products and community water fluoridation.
    • Promoting greater use of school-based and –linked dental sealant programs.
  • Enhancing efforts to monitor oral diseases, such as dental caries (tooth decay) and periodontal infections (gum disease).
  • Contributing to the scientific knowledge-base regarding oral health and disease.
  • Guiding infection control in dentistry.

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Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe Care – A new resource for those needing information about basic infection prevention measures in dental health care settings.

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Learn how to better protect yourselves from Infection transmission in the dental setting