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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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Review of Primary Care Salaried Dental Services in Scotland

The review was established in 2002 by the Chief Dental Officer. It was chaired by Margie Taylor, then Consultant in Dental Public Health with NHS Lanarkshire . The remit  of the group was to review the role, remit and structure of primary care salaried dental services and identify an effective and efficient service for the…

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Access to Dental Health Services Scotland – 2004

On 1 April 2004, the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body, on behalf of the Health Committee, commissioned this survey of the population of Scottish dentists with the aim of: – Identifying their contribution to the provision of National Health Service dental services in Scotland. Identifying areas where the availability of such services is insufficient to meet…

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An Action Plan for Improving Oral health and Modernising NHS Dental Services in Scotland

This document commonly known as the ‘Dental Action Plan’  was the then Scottish Executive’s response to  two consultation documents:- “Towards Better Oral Health in Children” “Modernising NHS Dental Services in Scotland” The document  sets out an action plan to improve oral health in Scotland, with a particular focus on improving the oral health of our…

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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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Scottish Prisons’ Dental Health Survey 2002

The Scottish Government

The aim of the survey was to provide accurate and up-to-date information on the dental health of the Scottish prison population. The fieldwork was carried out in April/May 2002. The Dental Health Services Research Unit, University of Dundee carried out data cleaning & statistical analysis. Download a copy of the report

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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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Dentistry in the New Millennium

This report  includes a summary and  recommendations of a working group  looking into the education and training of the professionals complimentary to dentistry in Scotland. The main aim of this report is to develop an organisational structure capable of:- maintaining an increased production of Professionals Complementary to Dentistry. maintaining a higher standard of education and…

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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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UK Adult Dental Health Survey 1998

The 1998 Adult Dental Health Survey was commissioned by the four UK Health Departments. It is the fourth in a series of national dental surveys that have been carried out every ten years since 1968. Further information is available here

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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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