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CDC Initiative Creates New Water Fluoridation Technology to Support Rural Health

A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded research initiative has resulted in a new fluoridation method that offers optimally fluoridated water for up to 19 million Americans who are served by small public utility systems. 

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A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded research initiative has resulted in a new fluoridation method that offers optimally fluoridated water for up to 19 million Americans who are served by small public utility systems. 

KC Industries of Mulberry, Florida, received a CDC Phase I SBIR award in 2014 to test a tablet fluoridation method designed to dissolve in a small amount of water. The company created a tablet and feeder system that is economical for systems that serve between 50 and 10,000 people, according to the CDC

 The CDC reports nearly 19 million people in the United States are served by small public utility systems that are often situated in rural areas with less access to school dental sealant programs, healthy foods, and public transportation to get to dental appointments. Read more here.

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