Welcome to the British Fluoridation Society.
We provide information about the dental benefits and safety of water fluoridation, a public health measure that involves adjusting the naturally occurring fluoride content of water to the optimum level for good oral health.
More than 400 million people benefiting worldwide.
Since we last estimated worldwide coverage in 2012 fluoridation has continued to expand particularly in Brazil.
From New York to Newcastle
Major cities where water fluoridation is making an important contribution to dental health include New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dublin, Rio de Janeiro, Hong Kong, Sydney, Melbourne, Birmingham and Newcastle.
Fluoridation safe and effective says Australian review.
The Australian National Health and Medical Research Council published its important systematic review and information paper in 2017 (Water fluoridation; dental and other health effects).
The Chair of the British Fluoridation Society (BFS) has welcomed Monday’s statement in a speech by the Minister of State for the Department of Health and Social Carethe intention to proceed with increasing the coverage of community water fluoridation schemes in North East England.Read more
The British Fluoridation Society (BFS) welcomes the findings of its latest academic survey which confirms public support in Scotland for water fluoridation to improve oral health and combat dental health inequalities.Read more