Water Fluoridation

Community water fluoridation helps prevent tooth decay by adjusting the fluoride in the water supply to an optimal level. Many drinking water supplies contain some fluoride naturally, however, to prevent tooth decay, it is important to supplement and maintain an adequate level of fluoride to achieve this goal.

Facts About Water Fluoridation

Approximately 133 communities in Missouri are currently supplementing the natural fluoride level in the water system to the optimum for dental decay prevention.

Your Water’s Fluoride

Related Links

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