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Specialist dental work threat

6th March 2008

A survey of primary care trusts has revealed that the NHS is struggling to fund specialist dental treatments in many areas of England.

More than half the PCTs surveyed by the Patients Association said they were having difficulty funding crowns, bridges, root canal work and orthodontics. It also highlighted what it described as an unacceptably wide variation in dental services across the country. The government says that increasing access to NHS dentistry remains a top priority and more dentists had been recruited.


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Article Information

Title: Specialist dental work threat
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 5896
Date Added: 6th Mar 2008


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