Oral Health Improvement Plan

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Welcome to our Scottish Government’s Oral Health Improvement Plan (OHIP) section. This area of the website will be used to provide further information about how the plan is progressing and address issues as they arise that we think will interest you.

The OHIP sets out a new preventive system of care to assess patients based on risk, and addresses the link between deprivation and ill-health.

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The Scottish Government

New- Scottish Oral Health Improvement Plan

The Scottish Government’s new Oral Health Improvement Plan  is launched today and sets out a new preventive system of care to assess patients based on risk, and address the link between deprivation and ill-health. It will see the introduction of personalised care plans which focus on lifestyle choices, for example diet, alcohol and smoking, and…

The Scottish Government

Oral health consultation closes on 8th December

The Scottish Governments consultation on the future of oral health closes a week from today on the  8th December.  The consultation document focuses on important area that need to be addressed and the consultation exercise will help to shape the oral health care and NHS dental services in Scotland for the next generation. A series of…

The Scottish Government

Future of Oral Health – Consultation Roadshows

The consultation on the future of oral health services in Scotland is set to run until 8th December. Roadshows are being held during October and November to ensure that dental professionals are informed about the drivers for change and the strategic priorities. Each event will follow a similar format, with a main presentation, and a…

The Scottish Government

Consultation on the future of oral health

Today the Scottish Government launches its consultation document on the future of oral health. Over the past decade the landscape of NHS dentistry and oral health in Scotland has changed significantly for the better and the Government recognises the importance of building on this success. The consultation document focuses on important area that need to…