May 8, 2015
The CDA’s governing body convenes each year at the Annual Session. The House of Delegates votes on resolutions that impact the CDA and its membership. To read this year’s resolutions and to view the proposed budget for 2015/2016, click here. Among the resolutions is one brought forth by the CDA Finance Council to increase member dues by $34 per active member. The dues amount for other membership categories will reflect the adjustment per the CDA Bylaws. Click here to read 09-15-BA.
April 29, 2015
The Department of Health and Human Services released its final Public Health Service recommendation for the optimal fluoride level in drinking water to prevent tooth decay. The recommended ratio of fluoride to water is 0.7 parts per million (ppm), which results from years of scientific analysis of the amount of fluoride people receive from all sources. This recommendation replaces the previous recommended range of 0.7 to 1.2 ppm issued in 1962.