NHS: Dental Services

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 21st March 2022.

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Photo of Peter Gibson Peter Gibson Conservative, Darlington

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when the online NHS find a dentist tool was last updated.

Photo of Peter Gibson Peter Gibson Conservative, Darlington

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how regularly the online NHS find a dentist tool is updated.

Photo of Maria Caulfield Maria Caulfield The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The National Health Service dental profiles are updated monthly. Dental practices can also update this information as necessary, which is then immediately available. Practices are encouraged to state whether they are accepting new patients at least every 90 days, as failure to do so results in the information being removed from the website.

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