What Experts Say About Water Fluoridation
The past five Surgeons General supported community water fluoridation and encouraged communities to fluoridate their water.
Here are the most recent three statements (obtained from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at: http://www.cdc.gov/fluoridation/benefits/index.htm)
- 2004, Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS, VADM, USPHS
- 2001, David Satcher, MD, PhD
- 1995, Audrey F. Manley, MD, MPH
At the 2013 National Oral Health Conference, former Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin endorsed community water fluoridation.
The Deans of Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Dental Medicine and the Harvard School of Public Health continue to support community water fluoridation as an effective and safe public health measure for people of all ages.
Their endorsement of community water fluoridation can be read here: Harvard-Letter-3-Deans-March-2013.
Several individuals with extensive knowledge of public health research share their conclusions about fluoridation based on the scientific evidence.
Their statements can be read here: Water Fluoridation – What the Science Says