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Dental Services

Part of Department of Health – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 7th March 2006.

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Photo of Rosie Winterton Rosie Winterton The Minister of State, Department of Health 2:30 pm, 7th March 2006

I congratulate my hon. Friend on her assiduousness in pressing for the dental school in her constituency. She is absolutely right to say that that preventive care is extremely important. Not only do we have a public health strategy for oral health, but an important part of the new contract is that it allows dentists to spend time on preventive health care, as well as other treatments.