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The Ninth District Dental Society was formed in 1909 and renamed to the Ninth District Dental Association in 2002. We have a membership of over 1500 dentists in 5 counties: Westchester, Rockland, Dutchess, Orange and Putnam.

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ADA seeks fluoridation system funding in infrastructure bill

New tablet technology will extend the benefits of water fluoridation to rural communities

ADA seeks fluoridation system funding in infrastructure bill


An April 30 letter from the ADA to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure's leadership called on lawmakers to include a "one-time supplemental infusion of funds" to increase water fluoridation funding availability for state and local municipalities as part of legislation to improve overall federal infrastructure, ADA News reports. ADA President Daniel J. Klemmedson, D.D.S., M.D., and Executive Director Kathleen T. O'Loughlin, D.M.D., wrote that inclusion of the funds would be timely after the introduction of new sodium fluorosilicate tablet system technology, which is less expensive for municipalities to purchase and maintain while using less space. "Moreover, the new tablet technology will extend the benefits of water fluoridation to rural communities, where the cost of traditional fluoridation systems has been prohibitive," the letter said.

Full Story: ADA News (4/30)