Prescription fees frozen – but dental charges still ‘rising well above inflation’

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Prescription fees frozen – but dental charges still ‘rising well above inflation’

One in five of this group cited being unable to afford a dental appointment as part of their reasoning.Almost three-quarters of people polled said

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One in five of this group cited being unable to afford a dental appointment as part of their reasoning.

Almost three-quarters of people polled said they would support a political party which promised to improve access to NHS dentistry

Neil Carmichael, the chair of the Association of Dental Groups and former Conservative MP, outlined how much prices for dental treatments have risen in recent years.

Mr Carmichael explained: “The cost of living is rising sharply, and people should not have to choose between living costs and caring for their teeth.



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