Fluoride to be added to tap water

Fluoride should be added to water supplies in England to reduce high levels of tooth decay, health secretary Alan Johnson has announced. Just 10 per cent of people in England drink water containing fluoride. Pictured is a composite coloured scanning electron micrograph showing the growth of a fluoride crystal.

Comment below and tell us what you think 

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Register

Already registered?

Sign in

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus