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Huge thanks to Robbie in our sexual health team. We're delighted to have a qualified Dentist working with us #lgbt… https://t.co/Hbz0qtQGjA

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In the UK @GLADDUK is an organisation that represents LGBT doctors and dentists from all over the country. https://t.co/ZnVlw0GpAR

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Dentist: 'Your role is to bring up anything you see that affects oral health. You have to give people the option to be honest with you.'

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If dentists feel confident discussing possible issues that could affect oral health it can be easier (for patients) to discuss concerns

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RT @guardiannews: Charities call for NHS to stop rationing critical care https://t.co/GU135OoYML

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How to get help with NHS dental charges re: treatment needed to keep your mouth,teeth,gums healthy via @NHSChoices https://t.co/FMHbBbA03M

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Important to complain if you're not happy re: care/service provided by your dentist/surgery.Where to complain? https://t.co/JEbNFfhcfT

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Dental Care & HIV @THTorguk know many people worry: Should I disclose my HIV status? What will happen if I do? https://t.co/xy1z8zIYe3

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Oral sex - how risky? From @GMFA_UK people with gum disease/ulcers more likely to catch HIV/other infections: https://t.co/sGomLg8rwQ

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Did you know issues such as sexual health,substance use,eating disorders can affect oral health and fear of accessing support? #lgbthealth

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Did you know that smokers are more likely to get oral infections than non-smokers? Does your dentist make you aware… https://t.co/YnynurmiLo

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Have you experienced problems accessing dental treatment because of your sexual orientation/gender/trans status? DM or pip@lgbt.foundation

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RT @The_Worker_Bees: 20,000 people gathered in #Manchester's Albert Square to protest against Section 28 #OnThisDay in 1988. #TheWorkerBee

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Here's our guidance for professionals on sexual orientation/ trans status monitoring which is to be updated in April https://t.co/SKsy2MIjrP

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Have you ever discussed your sexual orientation,gender or trans status at the dentist? Let us know how it went. DM or e:pip@lgbt.foundation

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This is the poster which is really helping us to support primary care staff to reach out to their LGBT patients… https://t.co/eFi9YFd5gx

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Thanks Owen! We need more LGBT folks to feel comfortable to ask their dentist how aware they are of LGBT health nee… https://t.co/INUcThlrky

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Would you find it helpful if your dentists let you know (via a poster e.g) they want to make sure they support LGBT patients? #lgbthealth

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Just 5 Days to go to #LGBTHustings - your chance to quiz candidates for Gtr Manchester's first Mayor. More info her… https://t.co/4E4tiWUVjn

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Between 10.30 -11.30 this morning we're talking LGBT oral health & being out at the dentists.So stay tuned!… https://t.co/ejGGWrqOLN