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Dental Services

Volume 979: debated on Tuesday 26 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he is satisfied with the availability of dental repairs and false teeth to patients seeking assistance from National Health Service dentists.

I am not aware of widespread difficulty for patients requireing the supply or repair of dentures under the National Health Service, but I accept that there are some areas where difficulties can arise. In such cases, the patient should ask the local family practitioner committee for help.