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'All options need to be considered where children's oral health is concerned'

Vote on exploring fluoridation pushed back to June Tynwald

Fluoridation of the water supply was a big topic in Tynwald this week, with the Social Affairs Policy Review Committee Report on oral health in our children presented to the court.

A number of recommendations were presented, including a request from the Council of Ministers for a research paper into fluoridation.

The request divided opinion amongst members and it was deferred for a vote until next month's sitting.

But Dr Michelle Haywood says now is the time to look at 'good quality evidence' and make an informed plan:

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