Tooth extraction ‘epidemic’ costs NHS millions – More Radio

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Tooth extraction ‘epidemic’ costs NHS millions – More Radio

Children and teenagers underwent almost 43,000 “completely preventable” operations to remove rotting teeth last year, costing the NHS more than £36m, according to new figures. Analysis of NHS spending data by the Local Government Association (LGA) found that £36.2m was spent on 42,911 extractions …


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