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

August 24, 2020
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 they can only deal with just a few patients a day.

The BDA estimates more than 10million check-ups and treatments, such as fillings, were put on hold during the time surgeries were forced to close due to Covid-19.

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