Phasing down of dental amalgam and Amendment no. 138 to the SDR

The Scottish Government

This letter advises NHS Boards and Practitioner Services of the new arrangements relating to the phasing down of dental amalgam. This includes guidance regarding alternatives to dental amalgam, when they should be used and the exceptions to this.

This letter also advises of Amendment No. 138 to the Statement of Dental Remuneration (SDR), which takes effect from 1 July 2018.

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