Letters Water fluoridation and dental health

Water fluoridation could save NHS millions every year

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2855 (Published 29 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2855
  1. C Albert Yeung, consultant in dental public health1
  1. 1NHS Lanarkshire, Kirklands, Bothwell G71 8BB, UK
  1. albert.yeung{at}lanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk

Torjesen highlighted a recent report on water fluoridation by Public Health England.1 2

In early March 2014, the British Dental Journal published research on the high numbers of children admitted to hospital for dental extractions in the north west of England, where drinking water is mostly not fluoridated, compared with the …

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