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Dental Services: Finance

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 133306, tabled on 2 March 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will expand the eligibility for the £50 million NHS dentistry catchup fund to allow applications for orthodontic treatments.

Answered on

21 March 2022

There are no plans to extend the eligibility for the fund. Available for the remainder of the 2021/22 financial year, this funding will provide access to National Health Service dental care appointments targeted at those suffering from oral pain, disease and infection.