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Free dental check-ups: shortage of dentists in England

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 13 December 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6913
  1. C Albert Yeung, consultant in dental public health
  1. Kirklands Hospital, Bothwell G71 8BB, UK
  1. albert.yeung{at}

The Labour Party is proposing to scrap band one dentistry charges in England, which cover a check-up, a scale and polish, and any radiography needed.1 The …

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