Dental patients 'being misled'

Half a million patients may be being given the wrong information about NHS dental entitlements and paying more for private treatment as a result, new research has found.

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Dental patients 'given wrong advice' on NHS entitlements

Half a million patients may be being given the wrong information about NHS entitlements and paying more for private treatment as a result, new research has found.

Many dental patients could be given the wrong advice Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Archive

An OFT study published earlier this year found that while the majority of patients are satisfied with their dentist, they do not always have the information to allow them to make informed decisions about their choice of dentist and treatments.

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