Community Water Fluoridation around the Nation: Significant Case Law & Legislation

Below is an excerpt from the health law and policy brief created by the American University Washington College of Law:

"Community water fluoridation, heralded in the United States as one of the great public health successes of the twentieth century,' is recognized as an essential mechanism to improve oral health, regardless of one's socioeconomic background. Courts across the United States have consistently supported community water fluoridation as a constitutional means of protecting public health; this Article reviews both the legal history and the chronology of fluoridation as a public health measure."

To read this article in its entirety, please download the above PDF, or click here.

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