This paper has been prepared by the Consultants in Dental Public Health and Chief Administrative Dental Officers Group in Scotland as part of the Public Health Reform Programme.
The Scottish Government’s consultation of the future or oral health ran fr0m September 15th to December 8th 2016. 564 dental professionals attended a series of roadshows events across Scotland and focus groups were run involving 113 members of the public. Two documents were published summarising the 427 responses received. Downloads Analysis of responses to Scotland’s…
This release from the Information Services Division, published on behalf of the Scottish Dental Practice Board (SDPB), provides an annual update on how primary care dental services are managed and provided in Scotland, how well these services are operating, and financial payments made to dentists. Compared to financial year 2014-2015: In 2015/16, the total cost…
This report the first in a new format providing an increased and more clearly structured set of information on how primary care dental services are managed and provided in Scotland, and how well these services are operating. It includes all the information previously provided in annual reports published by the Scottish Dental Practice Board (SDPB), but…
The National Dental Inspection Programme (NDIP) is carried out annually under the auspices of the Scottish Dental Epidemiology Co-ordinating Committee on behalf of NHS Boards
This report is the latest in a series of biennial dental workforce reports that aim to inform workforce planning for dental services in Scotland.
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…
The 2014 Dental Workforce report is the latest a series of reports that provide analysis, intelligence and modelling to support workforce planning for dental services in Scotland. Download a copy of the report
Released in December 2013 the inaugural report on the dental health of the Scottish population from the Chief Dental Officer, Margie Taylor.
Registrations within the NHS General Dental Service.
This release provides information, as part of the Childsmile programme designed to improve the dental health of children in Scotland, on the application of fluoride varnish to children’s teeth.
This report examines trends in oral health, the supply of dental services and the use of dental services in Scotland.
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
Smile4Life is developing, implementing and evaluating an oral health preventive programme for homeless populations across Scotland.
This report monitors NHS boards’ progress made towards the targets at both local and national level and covers the last 6 months of the calendar year 2010.
The 2009 Adult Dental Health Survey (ADHS) is the fifth in a series of national dental surveys that have been carried out every decade since 1968. Scotland did not participate in the 2009 survey. A summary and further details are available from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) website View Report summary
This new strategy seeks to build on our strengths and takes things forward in a new and exciting way.
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…
Scottish Dental Needs Assessment Report on Endodontics
This report was produced as a joint project between NHS Education for Scotland and NHS National Services Scotland. The report is intended to provide data and trend analyses to support workforce planning for NHS dental services in Scotland. Since the launch of the Action Plan for Improving Oral Health and Modernising NHS Dental Services (2005)…