Alan Johnson, a leading advocate of water fluoridation and a former health secretary spoke at a dinner in Edgbaston this week and paid tribute to the British Fluoridation Society (BFS)
Alan (pictured centre) congratulated the Society on its half centenary before giving a detailed update on the work underway in his former Hull constituency to enable a public consultation which could pave the way for implementation of Community Water Fluoridation.
He said the work of the dental community had been ‘inspirational’ and he committed himself to supporting the cause all the way to the end.
Alan is pictured with some of the BFS executive (l-r), Dr John Beal, Professor Mike Lennon, BFS chairman Steve Bedser and John Charlton, all members of the BFS executive committee.
The British Fluoridation Society was founded in 1969 to work for improved dental health in the UK through the introduction of water fluoridation schemes.
*Original article online at https://www.dentistry.co.uk/2019/07/12/50-years-british-fluoridation-society/