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BFS 2021 Prospectus: Credits and thanks

Our thanks go to the following for helping product the 2021 BFS Prospectus.

Caroline Holland

Michael Foley

The Executive of the BFS

Philip Martin

Susan Hodgkiss

Sharon Walker

Paul Stephenson

Amy Maughan

The Borrow Foundation

John Langford

John Seymour

Claire Blenkinsop

For inspiration: Matt Jacobs and Johnny Johnson

In Memory of: Mike Lennon

BFS welcomes UK Chief Medical Officers statement on Water Fluoridation

BFS welcomes UK Chief Medical Officers statement on Water Fluoridation

UK Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) statement confirms water fluoridation is an effective public health intervention.

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The British Fluoridation Society appoints new Committee Member

The British Fluoridation Society appoints new Committee Member

The British Fluoridation Society (BFS) is pleased to announce Philip Martin BDS MDPH is joining its Executive Committee.

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Calgary and Edmonton evaluation

Calgary and Edmonton evaluation

The role of water fluoridation in strengthening children’s primary teeth has been given further affirmation by an important new Canadian study

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CDH Mike Lennon Obituary June 21

CDH Mike Lennon Obituary June 21

Professor Michael Lennon OBE, who died aged 78 on 9th April, was born and raised in Liverpool and qualified from Liverpool Dental School 1966.

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Professor Michael Lennon, a distinguished and dedicated supporter of water fluoridation.

Professor Michael Lennon, a distinguished and dedicated supporter of water fluoridation.

Professor Michael Lennon (who died recently) was a distinguished and dedicated supporter of water fluoridation. Here, he talks about his involvement.

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Growing positivity for water fluoridation in Twittersphere

Growing positivity for water fluoridation in Twittersphere

Positivity on the topic of water fluoridation is growing on Twitter where the number of supporters has grown from nil to 19% in five years. By contrast, Facebook is a platform where opposition to water fluoridation has remained constant. 

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Change at the helm of BFS

Change at the helm of BFS

The current Chairman of the British Fluoridation Society (BFS), Steve Bedser, is standing down after leading the organisation for five years. Dr Barry Cockcroft CBE, who was elected to the BFS Executive in 2020, has agreed to take over from Steve in an interim capacity until a formal election can take place at the BFS AGM later this year.

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BFS aligns with colleagues in the US by championing robust science in support of water fluoridation schemes

BFS aligns with colleagues in the US by championing robust science in support of water fluoridation schemes

The British Fluoridation Society is supporting colleagues in the United States who are concerned about a potentially damaging report prepared by the National Toxicology Program (NTP)

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Barriers to water fluoridation to be demolished in radical NHS reforms

Barriers to water fluoridation to be demolished in radical NHS reforms

Responsibility for water fluoridation is due to be returned into the control of central Government according to a published document on the 11th February setting out reforms to the National Health Service. The news is welcomed by the British Fluoridation Society and the many dentists, public health officials and social justice campaigners who support its work.

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New preventive approach to dental decision-making welcomed

New preventive approach to dental decision-making welcomed

A new approach to oral health in which prevention of dental disease is central to policy and decision-making is necessary according to Minister of Health Jo Churchill

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