A Guide to Water Fluoridation
Examining fluoride intake at an individual patient level is necessary to develop effective caries management plans.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the optimal level of fluoride in community water fluoridation.
- Describe fluoride’s mechanism of action.
- Discuss the history of community water fluoridation.
- Explain the role of oral health professionals in caries risk prevention.
This course was published in the July 2018 issue and expires July 2021. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.