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I qualified in 1985 and after a year in maxillofacial surgery I started a long period of NHS dentistry, setting up my own NHS practice in 1993.  The funding then was probably not too different to what it is today.  As somebody wanting to provide high quality care and prevention it was not great but we could make ends meet.  At that time if I was to see somebody for an exam and a molar root filling, and filling I ...

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NHS Dentistry

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All too often I am asked ‘Do you do NHS dentistry?’.  My reply is ‘ I do not have an NHS contract for treating adults, but I do for children’.

Having spent many years working as an NHS dentist, the practice I was working at decided to stop providing NHS dentistry for adults in 2003/4  and from there I started to develop myself to work largely as a private dentist.

In order to understand why I believe this to be the only pathway for ...

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