Dental patients across UK abandon NHS due to rising fees

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It’s Not Just Dentists Leaving the NHS, But Patients Too! Some patients in full-time employment who can afford private are abandoning the NHS out of frustration. However, the most vulnerable group of patients who are unemployed or seeking benefits are being forced to abandon their oral health care altogether as they cannot afford the rising … Read more

1000s choosing private dentists over NHS

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Thousands of Patients in England Leaving NHS Dental Practices In the current climate, millions, not thousands, of NHS dental patients in England are being forced to go private as ‘dental deserts’ become a scary reality. Many patients struggle to be accepted as new NHS patients and have travelled very far from their local home area … Read more

Can I Get Dental Implants Done on the NHS?

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Implants on the NHS: Criteria, Costs & Availability If you’ve researched well, you’ll know dental professionals consider dental implants the best tooth replacement method worldwide. You’ll also likely know that dental implants are the only long-lasting, permanent option for replacing missing teeth. But you’ll also likely know that the cost of dental implants in the … Read more

NHS Dental Emergencies – A Huge Struggle to Get Appointment

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Are you Finding it Impossible to Get an Emergency Dental Appointment? Unfortunately, you’re not the only one.  Did you know that more than 50% of council areas in the UK, specifically in England, have no dentists listed on the NHS website who are taking on new adult patients for routine procedures? With only 32% having … Read more

9/10 NHS dental practices in England closed to new routine patients

No New Patient Appointments in England Due to Mass Exodus The lowest number of dentists for a decade Patients struggle to get treatment Patients unable to get on NHS dentist lists at all 20% fewer patients have been seen in London since 2019 Up to 2,000 dentists have left the NHS, leaving around 4 million … Read more