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NHS Dentistry

Volume 487: debated on Tuesday 10 February 2009

18. To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent assessment he has made of levels of access to NHS dentistry. (255412)

26.9 million people saw an national health service dentist in the 24 months ending June 2008.

We have increased dental funding to over £2 billion and made providing access to anyone who seeks help in finding services a national priority. The NHS is planning that all areas will deliver this by March 2011.