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Can you ask to change your NHS dentist in a group practice?

(6 Posts)
Draylon Thu 01-Jan-15 21:13:46

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Redglitter Thu 01-Jan-15 21:15:05

My dentist practise is like my doctors. I can see anyone I like doesn't have to be the one I'm registered with

MillieMoodle Thu 01-Jan-15 21:15:30

Yes as far as I know you are able to register with any NHS dental practice that will have you! They don't have "catchment areas" like doctors do. Some practices aren't taking NHS patients at the moment though, so how easy it will be to find another one, I don't know!

MillieMoodle Thu 01-Jan-15 21:16:13

Sorry, should have read your post properly. Yes you can express a preference for dentist.

fanjoforthemammaries7850 Thu 01-Jan-15 21:16:38

You can ask. It's a bit awkward for the dentists though IME.

hissingcat Sat 03-Jan-15 18:51:48

my dental practice allocates patients by what days they are able to attend. confused

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