Fluoride Action Network

Isle of Man: Medical professionals back fluoridation

Source: Manx Radio | April 29th, 2008
Location: Isle of Man

The Chairman of the Isle of Man Medical Executive Committee says it fully backs plans to fluoridate the Island’s water supply.

Bob Fayle feels there has been a lot of anti-fluoridation publicity recently and the association wants to put the medical profession’s views across to the public and politicians.

The Isle of Man Medical Society, of which the MEC is part, has sent a letter to Tynwald Members outlining its opinions.

DHSS Leaflets were recently sent out to Island households and a telephone poll is being conducted, with the DHSS currently awaiting the results.

According to Mr Fayle, research shows water fluoridation is a safe and effective way of preventing tooth decay: