Cosmetic dentistry procedures are becoming more common, as people find themselves with a little
Dr Nigel Carter, chief executive of the British Dental Health Foundation,
explained that the popularity of cosmetic procedures and dentistry as a whole
is linked to the wider financial situation in the UK.
He said last year treatments like whitening saw a fall in the number of
procedures, but the numbers are beginning to pick up again.
"I don't think the new NHS price increases are sufficient that they will
particularly slant that or make that worse to be quite honest," said Dr
This, he reasoned, is normally an inflationary rise and has not changed
people's attendance records in the past. Only major pricing restructures have
previously prevented people from attending the dentist.
Off course, those who want whitening or veneers will need to look at private
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Private dentistry news: 12 April 2012