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Inside the Tooth Bus where residents can get free dental check ups Credit: Iosis Dental Clinics

Natalie Jones, Contract Manager at Wessex Area Team, NHS England, said; “The Tooth Bus is a good way for those who haven’t visited a dentist for a couple of years to have a quick check-up in a relaxed environment. The bus is there from 10.30am – 4pm and operates a drop-in service.”

The tooth bus hits the road to encourage dental check ups

We've all heard of mobile librarys, but what about mobile dentists?

A 'tooth bus' is travelling around Berkshire and Oxfordshire over the next few months to offer free checks to people who haven't seen a dentist for more than two years.

Shocking figures show around half the people in the region haven't seen a dentist in that time.

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