The British Dental Association has warned that hundreds of millions are set to be taken away from NHS dentistry during an unprecedented access crisis, on track to amount to over a tenth of the service’s £3 billion budget. The Health Service Journal report that senior leaders in NHS England have major concerns that the service is set for record ‘underspends’ in 2022/23. The BDA stress this ‘clawback’ does not reflect a lack of demand for dentistry, but the reality of a recruitment crisis across the frontline which is leaving practices unable to fulfil their contractual commitments. Practices face financial sanctions

Dentistry: 100s of millions to be taken as seen on The Hippocratic Post.