Recommendations on use of fluoride toothpaste & supplements in Scotland

Despite continuing improvements, dental caries is still a significant problem in Scotland. Application of fluoride varnish at least twice a year and twice daily toothbrushing with fluoride toothpaste together with reducing the frequency of consumption of sugar in foods and drinks, especially between meals and in the evening, are key elements of effective caries prevention.…

Oral Health & Dental Services for Children- Needs Assessment Report Launched

At a meeting at Stirling University today the Scottish Dental Needs Assessment Programme (SDNAP) is launching its latest report on Oral Health and Dental Services for Children. The report was undertaken to assess the current service provision and to clarify the workforce required to sustain the service. It was undertaken against the background of improving…

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Dental Specialty Training Posts in Scotland

A number of Dental Specialty training posts will be  available in Scotland commencing September 2017.  The posts are in  the following specialties:- Specialty Registrar in Dental Public Health Specialty Registrar in Endodontics Specialty Registrar in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Specialty Registrar in Restorative Dentistry Post-CCST in Paediatric Dentistry Details on recruitment can be found on…