Monitoring Water Fluoridation at the Patient Level
Tracking individual fluoride intake — including fluoridated water — will help clinicians create effective caries management plans.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the optimal level of fluoride in community water fluoridation programs.
- Describe fluoride’s mechanism of action.
- Discuss the history of community water fluoridation.
- Explain the role of oral health professionals in caries risk prevention.
This course was issued in the August 2018 issue and expires 8/31/21. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.