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Scotland Dentists’ Move for Fluoride in the Water Supply to Combat Children’s Oral Health Crisis

April 13, 2021
by Herald Scotland


SCOTS dentists have re-ignited a decades old debate by demanding that fluoride be added to Scotland’s drinking water to beat a children’s dental crisis exacerbated by a lack of available treatment during pandemic.

The British Dental Association in Scotland (BDAS) has been concerned that according to reports from frontline staff, some 2,500 children in Scotland are now on waiting lists for dental extractions under general anaesthetic and fears it may take years to clear.

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