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Fluoridation & Public Health

September 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cost: $40 for members and $90 for non-members

6 hours for water
9/19/18 in Concord, NC

The morning session will consist of:
Fluoridation and Public Health
• History of fluoridation and the problem of tooth decay
• Fluoride’s mechanism of action and benefits
• Enamel fluorosis
• Public health issues related to fluoride

Regulatory Perspective
• EPA and Water Fluoridation
• MCL and SMCL
• Monitoring Requirements
• Public Notification

The afternoon session will consist of:
Health Effects and Current Issues
• Epidemiology of Peer Reviewed Studies
• Systematic scientific reviews and how they consider fluoridation
• Scientific review of common claims on fluoridation

Risk Communication
• Communication with the public on complex issues
• Strategies of communicating Risk

Fluoridation Costs and Benefits
• Equipment Costs
• Additive Costs
• Installation Costs
• Community Benefits and Savings


September 19
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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