Data Visualization

Children’s Access to Fluoridated Water

Children’s Access to Fluoridated Water

An interactive from The Pew Charitable Trusts logo

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Tooth decay remains the most common chronic childhood disease in America, and the cause of too much unnecessary pain and suffering. One safe, effective—and cost effective—oral health prevention method is drinking fluoridated water. The map above shows how each state fares in terms of children’s access to fluoridated water.

Promoting Community Water Fluoridation

A collection of content highlighting the benefits of water fluoridation.

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