National Health Service Dentistry

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 31 May 2023.

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Photo of Paul Sweeney Paul Sweeney Labour

With the accessibility of NHS dentistry declining, oral health inequalities are widening and access to dental care, particularly for vulnerable groups such as children and young people, is crucial.

What steps is the Government taking to support the recovery and future of oral health improvement programmes, such as the Labour legacy of Childsmile, caring for smiles and mouth matters?