Patients postpone dental treatment due to cutbacks

Thursday 29 November 2012 18.34
There has been a 93% rise in the number of extractions
There has been a 93% rise in the number of extractions

Up to one million people are postponing dental treatments due to cutbacks in State dental schemes.

A survey carried out on behalf of the Irish Dental Association suggests that there has been a 77% increase in the number of people presenting in pain.

There has also been a 93% rise in the number of extractions.

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