No Health Without Oral Health: How oral health contributes to public health priorities in Scotland


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.

Contents (17 pages):

  1. Executive Summary
  2. Introduction
  3. Is oral health a concern for public health?
  4. What have we achieved so far?
    4.1 Childsmile
    4.2 Caring for Smiles
    4.3 Smile4Life
    4.4 Mouth Matters
    4.5 Open Wide
  5. What should we focus on in the future?
    5.1 Vibrant, healthy and safe places and communities
    5.2 Flourish in our early years
    5.3 Good mental wellbeing
    5.4 Reduce the use of and harm from alcohol, tobacco and other drugs
    5.5 Sustainable, inclusive economy with equality of outcomes
    5.6 Eat well, have a healthy weight and are physically active
  6. Conclusions
  7. References
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