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  1. Community water fluoridation was first introduced in Grand Rapids, MI in what year?
  1. The mechanism(s) of action of fluoride is (are):
  1. The active ingredient in the first toothpaste approved by the ADA was _______________. 
  1. What concentration of fluoride in a municipal water supply is required to significantly reduce the caries incidence without causing dental fluorosis?
  1. “Brown stain” was once used to describe a condition later known as _______________. 
  1. What is required for the release the fluoride ion from the monofluorophosphate molecule?
  1. Which of these compounds are used as actives in tartar control toothpastes?
  1. The first Category A classification for a fluoridated dentifrice was awarded by the American Dental Association in __________. 
  1. Which of these has never been an active ingredient in a fluoride dentifrice?
  1. Public acceptance of therapeutic dentifrice occurred after the _______________.
  1. Remineralization of enamel requires ____________.
  1. Calcium surface active builders (CASAB) are a part of the new technologies and act to _______________.
  1. Fluorides main influence in the oral cavity is through _______________.
  1. The desire to improve the benefits delivered by toothpaste resulted in _______________.
  1. Which of the following is true?