Daily Mirror – True horror of NHS dentist crisis

True horror of NHS dentist crisis - that's the headline on the front page of Monday's Daily Mirror.

Daily Mirror – True horror of NHS dentist crisis 

Patients waiting for dental treatment are resorting to at-home care, such as using pliers to take out teeth, according to the Daily Mirror.

Jamie Ellison, 49, who has been unable to sign up with an NHS dentist for 15 years, used pliers to take out his own tooth. He said: “I would not recommend it. It was a desperate thing to do.”

Mr Ellison, from Huddersfield, West Yorks, said: “I have not seen a dentist for about 15 years. God knows I have tried.”

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