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Fluoridation in Community Water Supply
You can now view the town forum regarding fluoridation of the community water supply in Rockport by visiting the forum site.
On July 22, 2014 the Gloucester Board of Health presented its review of the existing research on the benefits and concerns related to the presence of Fluoride in Gloucester’s Community Water Supply.
On July 24, 2014 at its regular monthly Board of Health meeting the Board unanimously recommended the continued use of Fluoride in the city’s Community Water Supply.
A copy of all the information reviewed by the Board of Health on the benefits and concerns related to Fluoride in the Community Water Supply is available at the City Clerk’s Office, Gloucester City Hall, 9 Dale Avenue, Gloucester.
Comments by Board of Health Chair, Dr. Richard Sagall for the October 9, 2018 City Council meeting:
FOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT COMMUNITY WATER FLUORIDATION (PDF)
ORGANIZATIONS SUPPORTING COMMUNITY FLUORIDATION (PDF)
FLUORIDATION STUDIES BY AUTHOR
FLUORIDE AND SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS AND FLUORIDE LEVELS (PDF)
AUTISM AND THE ENVIRONMENT (PDF)
ARTICLE ON FLUORIDE IN ENGLAND (PDF)
BOH RESPONSES FOR COUNCIL (PDF)
CDC AND NAS ON FLUORIDE IN DRINKING WATER (PDF)
COMMUNITY EFFECTIVENESS OF PUBLIC WATER FLUORIDATION IN REDUCING CHILDREN’S DENTAL DISEASE (PDF)
DENTAL CARIES IN CHILDREN- A COMPARISON OF ONE NON-FLUORIDATED AND TWO FLUORIDATED COMMUNITIES IN NSW
DENTAQUEST CWF PEW PRESENTATION (PDF)
DENTAQUEST CWF RESOURCES (PDF)
EPA AND HHS ANNOUNCE SCIENTIFIC ASSESSMENT (PDF)
HHS NOTICE ON FLUORIDE IN DRINKING WATER (PDF)
FLUORIDE AND OSTEOSARCOMA (PDF)
FLUORIDATION STATS (PDF) (PDF)
FLUORIDATION - GLOUCESTER (PDF)
JADA JAN 2011 EBD INFANT FLUORIDE INTAKE AND FLUOROSIS (PDF)
ORGS IN SUPPORT OF FLUORIDE (PDF)
PROPOSED HHS FLUORIDE CONCENTRATION IN WATER (PDF)
SCIENCE AND FLUORIDATION (PDF)
SYSTEMIC EFFECT OF FLUORIDATION ON DENTAL CARIES PREVALENCE (PDF)