Could health insurance that includes dental insurance be a more economically sound choice?

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Have you considered private health insurance that includes dental insurance and optical insurance? Prices start at just £9.75 per month and cover includes physiotherapy costs and hospital benefit, making it a more rounded option that's definitely worth looking into.

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Devon NHS dentist to pilot new ‘quality’ scheme

May 10th, 2011

An NHS dentist from Devon is to take part in a pilot scheme which will see him paid for the quality of his work – rather than the quantity.

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Are NHS dentists yanking out teeth just to save cash?

May 10th, 2011

When Kate Reeve went to her NHS dentist with a problem tooth two years ago, she was told the only option was to have it removed.

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Don’t let dental bills give you a toothache

May 8th, 2011

As the cost of NHS treatment rises, insurance cover and dental plans could be the way to protect your oral health.

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Four in ten people cannot afford the dentist

May 6th, 2011

Increased NHS charges and the rising cost of living have forced almost 40pc of people to skip routine visits to the dentist, according to new research.

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Dental council calls for teeth-whitening controls

May 5th, 2011

The General Dental Council is calling for tougher controls on who is allowed to carry out teeth whitening in the UK.

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Concerns over unqualified teeth-whitening

May 5th, 2011

The General Dental Council (GDC) is calling for tougher controls on who is allowed to carry out teeth-whitening in the UK.

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Patients putting off dental treatment because of the cost

May 2nd, 2011

ONE in five people are delaying having dental work carried out because of the cost of treatment.

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Does your dentist make you visit too often? Chief dental officer sends reminder of ‘appropriate recall intervals’ for check-ups

April 13th, 2011

Dentists are advising patients to come back for check-ups far more often than they need to, the Government has warned.

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How mouthwash can give you bad breath… AND stain your teeth

April 12th, 2011

Many people include a daily swill of mouthwash in their dental routine to freshen breath and fight plaque – but could we actually be damaging our teeth in the process?

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Final call for NHS Direct’s national service

April 6th, 2011

The government will replace NHS Direct’s national 0845 service with locally commissioned 111 services in two years’ time. How does the organisation plan to evolve?

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