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British Fluoridation Society Conference highlights fluoridation, Oct 23rd
The British Fluoridation Society Conference 2021 ‘Making a Difference’ 23rd October 2021 | 10.00am – 3.15pm School of Dentistry, University of Birmingham Welcome We are delighted to invite you to attend our 2021 conference being held at the School of Dentistry, University of Birmingham on 23rd October 2021. We are welcoming a prestigious range of […]United Kingdom
UK Petition: Do not put fluoride in all tap water.
Petition: Do not put fluoride in all tap water. On the 23rd of September 2021, the UK’s four chief medical officers recommended adding fluoride to all tap water ‘in order to combat tooth decay’. It is expected that ministers will soon implement this. There is however, scientific literature on the negatives of adding fluoride to […]United Kingdom
Fluoridation Statement: Welcomed By Professionals, Opposed By Sceptics
A statement issued by all four of the UK’s Chief Medical Officers yesterday, has publicly highlighted the benefits of water fluoridation in reducing dental caries. The ‘Statement on water fluoridation from the UK Chief Medical Officers’ issued by the Department of Health, prompted The Times to declare “Millions of people across the country will soon […]United Kingdom
Is it safe to drink tap water?
According to three British scientists (Vyvyan Howard, Spedding Micklem and Paul Connett) who have followed the debate closely for many years, “This is not a good time for the British government to mislead the public on the dangers posed by the practice of water fluoridation.” They point to a recent statement from the four Chief […]United Kingdom, England
The UK is adding fluoride to water – but what effect will it have? By Damien Walmsley and Alexander John Morris.
Note from Fluoride Action Network: The original article was authored by Amanda Mascarelli, Health + Medicine Editor, of The Conservation. This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. It was slightly rearranged by Damien Walmsley, Professor of Restorative Dentistry, University of Birmingham, and Alexander John Morris, Senior Lecturer in Dental Public […]United Kingdom Misinformation
The UK is adding fluoride to water – but what effect will it have? By Amanda Mascarelli.
Note from Fluoride Action Network: We’ve added this disgraceful article to our relatively new category, “misinformation.” The author, a “Health + Medicine” editor for The Conservation, did nothing to understand the risks involved with fluoridation. The Mother-Offspring fluoride studies jolted many, but not the media, into an awareness that the fetus and the formula-fed infant […]United Kingdom Misinformation
Three British scientists slam CMO’s statement on fluoridation of drinking water and have written to Boris Johnson.
According to three British scientists (Vyvyan Howard, Spedding Micklem and Paul Connett) who have followed the debate closely for many years, “This is not a good time for the British government to mislead the public on the dangers posed by the practice of water fluoridation.” They point to a recent statement from the four Chief […]United Kingdom
Fluoride will be added to drinking water in the United Kingdom to address a “major” public health issue.
Note from Fluoride Action Network: • Sept 27, 2021: Press Release on response from three British scientists • August 27, 2021: Letter to Right Honourable Boris Johnson on water fluoridation from 3 scientists. • August 4, 2021: UK Government Pushing Mandatory Fluoridation • 1991-present: U.K. Government reports Fluoride will be added to drinking water in […]United Kingdom
Fluoride to be added to UK tap water to beat tooth decay
Note from Fluoride Action Network: The author has taken her information on the potential for fluoride’s adverse effects from the promoters of fluoridation. Sadly, the author, much like the promoters, didn’t attempt to understand the well-known risks to fluoride: neurotoxicity, endocrine disruption and bone and kidney effects. FLUORIDE may be added to UK drinking water […]United Kingdom
Sixty seconds on . . . water fluoridation
Dear Editor I don’t understand how fluoridation could be deemed a success when evidence out of the US shows it has failed to achieve its objective – to prevent tooth decay, save money, close the disparity gap, put dentists out of business and keep Americans out of the hospital for dental conditions with only 10% […]United Kingdom