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Dentists face risk of being sued for failure to spot mouth cancers

Sir Paul Beresford, chairman of the all-party parliamentary group on dentistry, has expressed alarm over threatened legal action by disgruntled patients with mouth cancer.

Sir Paul Beresford, chairman of the all-party parliamentary group on dentistry, has expressed alarm over threatened legal action by disgruntled patients with mouth cancer. Now Sir Paul is urging the General Dental Council (GDC) and the British Dental Association (BDA) to step up their efforts to alert dentists, as he also keeps pressure on the Government to act.