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About the Chief Dental Officer

The Chief Dental Officer, Barry Cockcroft is the Government's most senior dental advisor for England and the professional head of dental staff in England. The Chief Dental Officer helps ensure that ministers, the Department of Health and wider government receives appropriate, timely, high quality and professional advice in respect of the practice of dentistry and the promotion of good oral health.

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