19 south suburbs fluoridate their water

Nineteen area communities have fluoride added to their water, with the first starting in 1953.

Bridgewater 1989

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Canton 1978

Cohasset 1956

Dedham 1977

Duxbury 1987

Freetown 1978, 2007

Hingham 1953

Hull 1953

Mansfield 1997

Milton 1978

Norwood 1978

Pembroke 1969

Quincy 1978

Scituate 1954

Sharon 1953

Stoughton 2004

Walpole 1977

Westwood 1977

Weymouth 1972

SOURCE: Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Office of Oral Health