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Alternatives to Standard Community Water Fluoridation

By Kim S. Kimminau, Ph.D., Matthew D. Shepherd, Ph.D., Barbara E. Starrett, M.H.A. | September 01, 2000

Since the 1940s, many communities have chosen to use public water as the principal means of delivering fluoride to their citizens. Wichita/Sedgwick County, Kansas does not currently add fluoride to its water. Under contract to the Wichita/Sedgwick County Board of Health, the Kansas Health Institute conducted a study examining alternatives to standard public water fluoridation. An assessment of the dental health of children in that community also was a component of the research.

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Wichita/Sedgwick County, Kansas: Alternatives to Standard Community Water Fluoridation

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