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Dental Services

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 273499, tabled on 4 July 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure people have access to dental care in the area they live.

Answered on

12 July 2019

The Government is committed to ensuring that everyone in England has access to primary care dental services.

NHS England is responsible and has a duty to commission primary care dental services to meet local need and, ensuring where there are shortages these are addressed.