This consultation document was published in 2003 and
- sets out the background to oral health and dental services in Scotland
- provides a summary of what has already been put in place to support NHS dental services
- describes the pressures and need for further change, and
- puts forward options for changing the current system, including patient charges.
The document was produced shortly after the consultation document, ‘Towards Better Oral Health in Children’ . As a result of these two consultations the 2005 Action Plan for Improving and modernising NHS Dental services was produced.