Monday, July 18, 2005

Verizon Online - Business Center News: "

YOUR correspondent Ian Hernon reports that tooth decay on Merseyside is twice the national average (ECHO July 8).

This is partly attributed, we are told, to a 'lack of fluoridation'. We are also told that Tyneside has the same scale of problem as Merseyside. However, Tyneside has been completely fluoridated for over 30 years so why are the teeth of adults there no better than here?"