In Norwich and Norfolk, people simply cannot get to see a dentist.
There hasn’t been enough funding for NHS dentistry, it’s a multi-faceted problem that needs a multi-faceted solution.
If we want to be serious about fixing this crisis, we need fundamental reform, not just in where dentists are provided, but in how they are trained.
Dental care is essential healthcare. We all need it, whether that’s part of preventative care to keep us healthy, or as part of emergency treatment when life happens.
That’s why I’ve been campaigning for decent and accessible dental services in Norwich. Read more about my campaign here.
Watch my interview below with That’s TV East to learn more about why I think NHS dentistry needs to be reformed.