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Dental Caries and Fluoride Recommendations

CRDHA supports the use of fluoride in community water supplies and for topical application as determined by the needs of the community or the individual client. Review the following Alberta Health Services resources:

 

Water Fluoridation: What does the science say? Internal Link

 

Fluoride Products for Oral Health: Professional Information PDFDocument

Fluoride Products: Health Professional Guidelines Internal Link

 

Alberta Health Services provides caries risk assessment information that will help you make an informed choice about using fluoride for specific individuals.

 

Caries Risk Assessment for 0-5 Year Olds PDFDocument

Caries Risk Assessment for 6 Years and Older PDFDocument

 

Health Canada provides information and additional links to topics related to fluoride and human health.