13 November 2014
Following the information that Southampton Metropolis Council have withdrawn plans to fluoridate the world’s water provides, Chief Government of the British Dental Well being Basis, issued the next remark:
“It’s disappointing to be taught that Southampton Metropolis Council has given in to anti-fluoride protestors within the face of clear proof from Public Well being England on the advantages of fluoridation.
“Intensive studies of three and 5 year-olds with tooth decay – one thing extremely prevalent on this specific area within the UK – have additionally been ignored. Fluoridating the water provide, an concept the abolished Southampton Metropolis Major Care Belief supported, would have been a major step in reversing this downside.
“Tooth decay stays probably the most prevalent persistent illness in each kids and adults, regardless that it’s largely preventable. It falls on dental professionals to proceed to teach native residents about practices of fine oral well being. Fluoride varnis…