Fluoride Endorsements

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State Endorsement

Pennsylvania Department of Health Endorsement

Local Endorsements 

Meadville Pediatrics, P.C.

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Meadville Area Free Clinic


Community Health Services, Inc.


Timothy Downing, MD – Meadville Pediatrics

Raymond Leung, MD – Meadville Pediatrics

Lisa Conrad, DO -Meadville Pediatrics

John Nesbitt, M.D. -Medical director and board president Meadville Area Free Clinic

Lorie Darcangelo, MS, RD, LDN- WIC (Women Infants and Children) Program Director

Kurt A. Johnson- President of Erie County Dental Association

Donna E. Shalala- Secretary of Health & Human Services

Leeann Easley, RDH BS, PHDHP- Trustee for Northwestern Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists’ Association.

Vanessa Nicols, MPH, CHES- Chair of the Crawford Health Improvement Coalition

John A. Hlaudy, D.M.D.- local dentist

Phillip Pandolph- President & CEO of Meadville Medical Center

National Endorsements 

Academy of Dentistry International

Academy of General Dentistry

Academy for Sports Dentistry

Alzheimer’s Association

America’s Health Insurance Plans

American Academy of Family Physicians

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

American Academy of Periodontology

American Academy of Physician Assistants

American Association for Community Dental Programs

American Association for Dental Research

American Association for Health Education

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Association of Endodontists

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

American Association of Orthodontists

American Association of Public Health Dentistry

American Association of Women Dentists

American Cancer Society

American College of Dentists

American College of Physicians–American Society of Internal Medicine

American College of Preventive Medicine

American College of Prosthodontists

American Council on Science and Health

American Dental Assistants Association

American Dental Association

American Dental Education Association

American Dental Hygienists’ Association

American Dietetic Association

American Federation of Labor and Congress

of Industrial Organizations

American Hospital Association

American Legislative Exchange Council

American Medical Association

American Nurses Association

American Osteopathic Association

American Pharmacists Association

American Public Health Association

American School Health Association

American Society for Clinical Nutrition

American Society for Nutritional Sciences

American Student Dental Association

American Water Works Association

Association for Academic Health Centers

Association of American Medical Colleges

Association of Clinicians for the Underserved

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs

Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

Association of State and Territorial Public Health

Nutrition Directors

British Fluoridation Society

Canadian Dental Association

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

Canadian Medical Association

Canadian Nurses Association

Canadian Paediatric Society

Canadian Public Health Association

Child Welfare League of America

Children’s Dental Health Project

Chocolate Manufacturers Association

Consumer Federation of America

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists

Delta Dental Plans Association

FDI World Dental Federation

Federation of American Hospitals

Hispanic Dental Association

Indian Dental Association (U.S.A.)

Institute of Medicine

International Association for Dental Research

International Association for Orthodontics

International College of Dentists

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

National Association of Community Health Centers

National Association of County and City Health Officials

National Association of Dental Assistants

National Association of Local Boards of Health

National Association of Social Workers

National Confectioners Association

National Dental Assistants Association

National Dental Association

National Dental Hygienists’ Association

National Down Syndrome Congress

National Down Syndrome Society

National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped

National Head Start Association

National Health Law Program

National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition

Oral Health America

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Society for Public Health Education

Society of American Indian Dentists

Special Care Dentistry

Academy of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities

American Association of Hospital Dentists

American Society for Geriatric Dentistry

The Children’s Health Fund

The Dental Health Foundation (of California)

U.S. Department of Defense

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

U.S. Public Health Service

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)

World Federation of Orthodontists

World Health Organization (WHO)

Source for national endorsements: National and International Organizations That Recognize the Public Health Benefits of Community Water Fluoridation for Preventing Dental Decay (American Dental Association)