Most of western Europe does not fluoridate their tap water

Most of western Europe does not fluoridate their tap water

According to the Fluoride Action Network

97% of the western European population drinks non-fluoridated tap water. These countries (after reviewing the evidence against fluoridation) either ended their "water-treatment" or simply never adopted the practice. Unanimously, these countries have seen an overall decrease in the amount of tooth decay, as reported by data from the World Health Organization

copenhagen denmark does not fluoridate it's tap water

Copenhagen, Denmark where  in 2002 country officials said, "We are pleased to inform you that according to the Danish Ministry of Environment and Energy, toxic fluorides have never been added to the public water supplies"

We at Aquagear, wanted to double check to be sure that got their facts correct, so we doubled checked Wikipedia's article on "Fluoridation by country" to make sure all these countries listed were indeed without fluoridation. Sure enough, the list checks out! So without further ado, here is the complete list of European countries who have said no to fluoride. 

Austria has never implemented fluoridation.
Czech Republic
Fluoridation was stopped in Prague in 1988 and subsequently in the whole country.
3% of the population receives naturally fluoridated water.

germany no fluoride in tap water

In Germany, fluoridation of drinking water is forbidden
The country experimented with fluoridation in the early 60s, but the program was quickly halted.
Drinking water has not been fluoridated in any part of the Netherlands since 1973.
Discussion about fluoridation began in 1980s, but was never implemented.

prague czech republic does not fluoridate tap water

No fluoridation occurs in municipal tap water any where in the city of Prague.
Czech Republic
United Kingdom
Around 10% of the population receives fluoridated water.  


**All data for this article was taken from Fluoride Action Network and Wikipedia. For more information, please click the aforementioned links.