Take care of your teeth for less

Julia Kollewe

The British aren't known for having great teeth. No wonder, as dental treatment can be very costly - I've splashed out thousands of pounds over the years - but there are ways you can cut costs.

Almost 40% of people can't afford regular visits to the dentist, according to new research by insurer Simplyhealth. Rising costs have left many people struggling to pay dentistry bills or just skipping the dentist's chair altogether.