Dentists condemn MP's migrant teeth test call
A Tory MP has been condemned by dentists after calling for tests on teeth to verify the age of child migrants.
The British Dental Association (BDA) said demands by David Davies for testing on those heading to Britain from the Jungle refugee camp was "inappropriate and unethical".
Mr Davies, chairman of the Commons Welsh Affairs select committee, said mandatory dental checks would reassure the public the system was not being exploited.
After the arrival of 14 teenagers to the UK from Calais on Monday, the Monmouth MP said they "don't look like 'children".
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