Title

Orthodontic treatments - Introduction of an Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need

Bottom line

This letter advises NHS Boards and Practitioner Services of the introduction of IOTN (Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need) as a means of assessing orthodontic treatment and if it is appropriate to provide it under general dental services (GDS) arrangements.

Details

NHS Boards and Practitioner Services are asked to note the information contained in the Memorandum to this letter regarding the introduction of IOTN. NHS Boards are asked to urgently copy and issue the Memorandum to this letter to all dentists and dental bodies corporate on their dental lists. NHS Boards are asked to ensure that Annex B is produced in colour.

Source

The Scottish Government

Publication type

CDO Letter

Evidence level

High

Publication date

07/09/2011

Date reviewed

26/09/2011

Bibliographic record

Full text link

http://www.sehd.scot.nhs.uk/pca/PCA2011 ...

Summary link

http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/publication ...

Indexed under