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Dental Waiting List Growing by 40,000 a Day in UK and Could Exceed One Million by Autumn

June 9, 2020
by The Telegraph

The waiting list for dental treatment is increasing by up to 40,000 patients a day, the profession’s leadership has revealed, amid warnings of chaos as surgeries reopen.

The British Dental Association (BDA) said on Monday night that the official backlog is likely to exceed one million by autumn, with strict coronavirus infection control rules reducing the flow of patients to a trickle.

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