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Letters Cost of living crisis and children’s health

Children lack access to routine dental care

BMJ 2023; 380 doi: (Published 07 February 2023) Cite this as: BMJ 2023;380:p245
  1. Elise Morley, dental core trainee year 2,
  2. Danny Adam, specialty trainee year 6 oral and maxillofacial surgery,
  3. Gary Cousin, consultant in oral and maxillofacial surgery
  1. Royal Blackburn Hospital, Blackburn, UK
  1. elise.morley{at}

We read the interview with Camilla Kingdon, president of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, with interest.12 The interview focuses on how the cost-of-living crisis is damaging children’s health, including oral health.  She emphasises that poor oral health and other health problems are linked to …

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