To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of dentists (a) retiring and (b) leaving the profession in each of the last five years.
21 February 2022
This data is not collected by the Department. However, the General Dental Council publishes information on the number of dentists removed from the dental register by reason for removal, including retirement. This information is available from 2019 at the following link: