Special Care Dentistry

Key Contact

Iain Bovaird, Senior Dental Officer (Chair), iain.bovaird@nhs.net

Who are we?

A group of dental and health professionals who are involved in the oral care of patients with Special Care needs.

What do we do?

We are aiming to develop the Special Care Dental Service from a patient and outcomes based perspective, and ensure equity of provision across all areas of Grampian.

Priorities

• Support prevention of dental disease
• Monitor dental activity in patients with special care needs
• Improve local knowledge of dental services
• Encourage appropriate use of specialist input for patients requiring special care dentistry
• Support General Dental Service (GDS) dentists to meet the needs of patients requiring special care dentistry

Useful websites and resources

NHS Grampian & NHS Highland Special Care Dentistry Needs Assessment

 

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