Low paid fear a visit to the dentist
Dear Sir, — The British Dental Association says that there is a “huge fall” in people on low incomes visiting the dentist in England. This is because they fear that they will be fined, wrongly, when they claim for treatment.
Those claiming free treatment include the elderly, those on benefits, people with learning difficulties and people suffering from dementia, cancer and multiple disabilities.
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