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Full Extent of NHS Dentistry Shortage Revealed by Far-reaching BBC Research

August 9, 2022
by BBC


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Nine in 10 NHS dental practices across the UK are not accepting new adult patients for treatment under the health service, a BBC investigation has found.

In a third of the UK’s more than 200 council areas, we found no dentists taking on adult NHS patients.

And eight in 10 NHS practices are not taking on children.

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  1. Let’s hope they figure this out soon. They could have a real health crisis on their hands.

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