National organisations that support water fluoridation in the UK, US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand

Within the UK, organisations that have previously either expressed their support or issued statements affirming the effectiveness and safety of fluoridation include:

  • Department of Health

  • Public Health England

  • The Royal College of Physicians

  • The Faculty of Public Health Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians

  • The Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons

  • The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

  • The Royal College of Nursing

  • The Royal College of General Practitioners

  • The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

  • The Royal Society for the Promotion of Health

  • UK Public Health Association

  • The British Medical Association

  • The British Dental Association

  • The British Association for Community Child Health

  • The British Society of Dentistry for Disability and Oral Health

  • The British Society of Gerodontology

  • British Society of Paediatrics

  • Community Practitioners and Health Visitors Association

  • Faculty of Dental Surgery

  • General Dental Council

  • Society of Community Medicine

  • The British Association for the Study of Community Dentistry

  • British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Fluoridation continues to enjoy support from national health organisations and professional bodies in many different countries.  For example, in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand it is endorsed as a public health measure by:

  • US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • American Medical Association

  • American Dental Association

  • American Nurses Association

  • American Association for Community Dental Programs

  • American Association for Dental Research

  • American Association for Health Education

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

  • American Association of Endodontists

  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

  • American Association of Orthodontists

  • American Association of Public Health Dentistry

  • American Association of Women Dentists

  • American Academy of Family Physicians

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

  • American Academy of Periodontology

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants

  • American Association for Health Education

  • American Association for Public Health Dentistry

  • American Public Health Association

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

  • American Hospital Association

  • American Cancer Society

  • American College of Dentists

  • American College of Physicians

  • American College of Preventive Medicine

  • American College of Prosthodontists

  • American Council on Science and Health

  • American Dental Assistants Association

  • American Dental Education Association

  • American Dental Hygienists’ Association

  • American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations

  • American Hospital Association

  • American Pharmacists Association

  • American Public Health Association

  • American School Health Association

  • American Society for Clinical Nutrition

  • American Society for Nutritional Sciences

  • American Student Dental Association

  • American Water Works Association

  • National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

  • Oral Health America

  • The Institute for Science in Medicine

  • US National Governors Association

  • Canadian Medical Association

  • Canadian Dental Association

  • Canadian Public Health Association

  • Canadian Nurses Association

  • Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

  • Canadian Paediatric Society

  • Australian Medical Association

  • Australian National Health and Medical Research Council

  • Australian Dental Association

  • Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health

  • Australian Academy of Science

  • Australian Centre for Human Health Risk Assessment

  • Public Health Association of Australia

  • New Zealand Public Health Association

  • New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine

  • New Zealand Dental Association

  • Royal Society of New Zealand