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Almost 5,000 on NHS dental waiting list

An additional 230 added to list in January

The number of Manx residents waiting to be added to an NHS dentist's list has increased to almost 5,000.

At the end of January, 4,878 patients were waiting to be assigned a dentist - up 230 compared to December.

More than 1,500 of those on the waiting list are children.

Those who've been on the list the longest have been waiting more than four years.

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