The notion that drinking fluoridated water contributes to healthier teeth has not been proven, and is slowing disintegrating into thin air.
As a matter of fact, there is more evidence that fluoride is harmful rather than helpful There has been controversy over the activity of adding fluoride to municipal water supplies and elsewhere, but not enough.
Below are links to those related to fluoride in water. Surgeon General's Perspective on Community Water Fluoridation. It first made a recommendation in support of community water fluoridation in 2001. CDC Division of Oral Health Director's statement of support on community water fluoridation.The seriousness of this issue is more than what most realize, which is why most developed nations refuse to fluoridate their water.Actually, Israel is the latest nation to completely halt water fluoridation, mandatory and voluntary.Fact Sheet on Community Water Fluoridation [PDF-283KB]. Recommendations for Using Fluoride to Prevent and Control Dental Caries in the United States. These CDC recommendations provide guidance to health care providers, public health officials, policymakers, and the general public on how to achieve the most protection from tooth decay from fluoride products.Engineering and Administrative Recommendations for Water Fluoridation, 1995. This report provides specific recommendations on the engineering aspects of water fluoridation, including administration, monitoring and surveillance, technical requirements, and safety procedures for community public water supply systems. It ended, five decades later, as a scientific revolution that shot dentistry into the forefront of preventive medicine.