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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About The British Fluoridation Society

About The British Fluoridation Society

The late, great Labour MP Dick Crossman was instrumental in the creation of The British Fluoridation Society (BFS) in 1969. As Secretary of State for Health and Social Services he could see the need for an independent organisation to communicate the benefits of water fluoridation.

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Oral health inequalities a major issue in reducing extractions

Oral health inequalities a major issue in reducing extractions

Targeted Community Water Fluoridation (CWF) should be included in any programme to drive down the unacceptable level of dental decay in children.

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Welcome to our revamped website.

Welcome to our revamped website.

The new version carries on from the old but some things have changed.

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IQ research discredited in the  British Dental Journal

IQ research discredited in the British Dental Journal

Recent speculation in the media that fluoridation is associated with IQ problems has been roundly dismissed in the British Dental Journal.

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State of Child Health 2020

State of Child Health 2020

The UK Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health have published their excellent report “State of Child Health 2020”

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Paul Castle

Paul Castle

In memory of Paul Castle who made a unique contribution to the dental health of many millions of people through his work promoting and defending water fluoridation as an independent media consultant and member of the British Fluoridation Society.

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