Targets cutting quality of NHS dental care, claim dentists

Targets cutting quality of NHS dental care, claim dentists

The results of a poll have reignited the debate over NHS and private dental care. Conducted by ITV’s Daybreak, the poll asked dentists about their views on NHS treatments and found some shocking answers.

Of the dentists polled, 92 per cent said that they think the NHS target system has resulted in more patients having a tooth removed when alternative longer treatments could have saved the tooth. Furthermore, 95 per cent of respondents felt that they were unable to give patients the best quality of care because they were afraid of losing access to funding.

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