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Oral Health and Dental Services for Children – Needs Assessment Report

This 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 child oral health attributed to preventive initiatives such as Childsmile. It also takes into account concerns that the age profile of paediatric- experienced dentists in Scotland indicates…

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Orthodontic Needs Assessment Report

The purpose of the Needs Assessment was to assess the current and desired level of orthodontic service provision and to identify key issues that are affecting the orthodontic service provision in Scotland. This was conducted against the background of the introduction of the Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need (IOTN) in October 2011 to qualify for…

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Restorative Dentistry

The aim of this  Scottish Dental Needs Assessment Programme (SDNAP) report was  to conduct a needs assessment of specialist restorative dentistry service provision in NHS boards across Scotland and to make future recommendations. Key findings and Recommendations are presented. Download a copy of the report

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Domiciliary Dental Care

The Domiciliary Dental Care Needs Assessment was undertaken to assess the current and predicted need for domiciliary care and to aid the planning of dental services for an ageing population. This was conducted against the background of a perceived decline in the provision of domiciliary dental care by General Dental Practitioners at a time of…

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Scottish Dental Needs Assessment Programme (SDNAP).

—The Scottish Needs Assessment Programme (SNAP) was started in 1991 as a self-help group of public health medicine consultants to undertake the production of needs assessment, develop methodology and share their findings across Scotland. The —SNAP programme did not include oral health until 1993 when Ailsa Morrant established a SNAP Oral Health Group. — In…

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Endodontics

Scottish Dental Needs Assessment Report on Endodontics

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Remote and Rural Dentistry

The aim of this Scottish Needs Assessment Programme (SNAP) report was to address the serious issues facing remote and rural communities in protecting their oral health and accessing NHS dental care. The report covers provision of NHS dental services and the levels of oral disease in the population in remote and rural areas of Scotland.…

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Oral Health in Primary Care

This document addresses the issues of involvement of dental professionals in a partnership approach to improving oral health and access to oral health care services within  Local Health Care Cooperatives (LHCCs).  It looks at current practice since their introduction, reports on the problems that have arisen and why, and highlights important factors to be taken…

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Dental Implants

This report aims to review the current provision of dental implants in Scotland, to consider the respective merits of alternative treatment options and to make recommendations in the light of its conclusions. The scope of this report concentrates on describing the various uses and indications for implants, identifying the need for them within the constraints…

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

The aim of this report was to review the need for the range of Oral and Maxillofacial Services and adress the implications of the emergence of the specialty of Surgical Dentistry. Download a copy of the report

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Oral Health Promotion

The aim of this report was to review current oral health promotion activities in Scotland to identify: content, methods and material, evaluation techniques and areas of good practice, with a view to making recommendations on the development of oral health promotion activities aimed at reducing inequalities in oral and dental health. Download a copy of…

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Dental Caries in Children

This needs assessment report on dental caries in children was conducted in 1998 . There have been considerable improvements since that period and the report is included for interest. Download a copy of the report

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Oral Cancer

This needs assessment on oral cancer was conducted in 1996 . There have been considerable changes since then  so teh report is included for interest. Download a copy of the report

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Adult Oral Health

This report is intended to provide an overview of the main issues affecting adult oral health, to highlight particular areas of concern and to make recommendations for future research and service provision. The most prevalent dental diseases are addressed as are the requirements of certain population groups and factors influencing behaviour towards dental health. There…

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