Government trying to encourage more dentists into the NHS

Ministers introduced changes in November, allowing practices to charge more for certain treatments

Dentists have told STV News they’re now seeing more serious oral health issues, as the Scottish Government tries to encourage more back to the NHS.

But the British Dental Association says more longer-term work is needed to make the health service an attractive option.

STV News has been speaking to the owners of one private practice in Cumbernauld who say they can’t make their business work on an NHS budget.

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