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November 24, 2020 News DentistryNews

British Dentists Feel Suicidal Amid Soaring Pressures as Whitehall ‘Turns a Blind Eye’ to the Crisis

by Tom Cotterill, The News

‘Broken’ dentists are being overwhelmed by stress and struggling to hit crippling patient targets – even before the coronavirus pandemic brought widespread disruption to the industry. A shock study by the British Dental Association (BDA), which represents dentists, has found

August 24, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Millions of Brits Face Agonizing Wait to See the Dentist After 10M Appointments Delayed by Coronavirus Pandemic

by The Sun

The British Dental Association (BDA) has warned it could take months to clear the backlog with campaigners claiming the coronavirus crisis has been disastrous for children’s oral health. Many surgeries reopened last month after being shut during lockdown but strict rules mean

February 1, 2019 News News

Dentist ‘Unfair’ Fines Investigated by Watchdog

by Sean Coughlan, BBC News

The public spending watchdog is to investigate whether hundreds of thousands of people going to the dentist have been unfairly fined. The National Audit Office is holding an inquiry into NHS penalty charges in England – applied to people alleged

October 24, 2017 News Oral Health

Dentist Fines: Mistakes Over Addresses Hitting Thousands

by BBC News

Many fines incorrectly imposed after dental treatment are because of mistakes over patients’ addresses, says a health watchdog. The latest figures show 385,000 fines were issued in the last financial year – and dentists say tens of thousands of £100