Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Presented by Dr. Johnny Johnson, Jr

Wednesday July 21, 2021 7:00 PM EST


Course Objectives:

Review the Fluoride Molecule

Discuss Community Water Fluoridation (CWF)

Advantages/Disadvantages, Pros/Cons

How city counsels work and how they are supposed to work

Current status of CWS

Strategies of the Anti-Fluoridation movement and key players


Discuss current literature supporting CWF

Discuss myths regarding fluoride and supportive evidence to debunk myths

Review resources and contacts

Course Description

Community water fluoridation has been a publicly debated issue for many years as the anti-fluoridation community has become more active and there been a vast amount of misinformation and myths about fluoride made popular by the media and online.  This course is designed to review fluoride and community water fluoridation.  We will discuss the process of adding or removing fluoride through the city councils. We will talk about the anti-fluoride movement, their strategies, players and misinformation presented in meetings and online.  Finally, we will discuss the conversations we as Pediatric Dentist can have with the parents of our patients regarding fluoride.

Via Zoom – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84814891097

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