Covid has exacerbated the health inequalities that already existed for people trying to access a dentist in Medway
Over half the people we spoke to either weren't registered with an NHS dentist, or had struggled to get an appointment.
It's not just adults; people spoke to us about the problems they'd had registering their children with an NHS dentist too.
Our findings suggest that Covid has made the health inequalities that already existed for people trying to see a dentist worse.
What are the headlines?
Parents & guardians are finding it difficult to register children with an NHS Dentist
The cost of NHS and private dentistry is a barrier to accessing dental care
Some people are waiting a considerable time for an NHS appointment, while those able to afford private care can get an appointment within a week
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