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Community Water Fluoridation: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness

Published on: March 27, 2017
Project Number: RA0903-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report


  1. What is the clinical effectiveness regarding the use of community water fluoridation?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness regarding the use of community water fluoridation?

Key Message

Three systematic reviews, one systematic review of economic evaluations, one meta-analysis, nineteen non-randomized studies, and eight economic evaluations were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness, safety, or cost-effectiveness of community water fluoridation.


dental caries, drinking water, fluoridation, fluorides, water supply, dental