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BDA Scotland

We provide first local point of contact for BDA members living and working in Scotland, as well as providing strategic support and advice to BDA committees in Scotland.

Fees guide

November 18​
BDA Scotland Fees Guide 2018 - 19


​21 SeptemberUpdate on NHS Practitioner Services Division e-Dental Programme: Phase 2
​21 SeptemberOral Cancer: a tale of two patients
​5 SeptemberWorrying trends: the fall in earnings for dentists in Scotland
​14 August 

NHS National Services Scotland Practitioner Services Division - update on eDental project

30 July
Scotland: Clarification of post-Minamata restorations and revised fees
​30 July Helping smokers to quit is key to fighting oral cancer in Scotland
26 July
Scotland dentists: pay uplift 2018
17 July 
Scottish Government needs to provide resources to make OHIP aspirations a reality
4 July   
Campaigning for better dental Regulation in Scotland
19 JuneCDO for Scotland to step down from role - BDA response
​19 June 

Scotland's Oral Health Improvement Plan: Dentists' views

​6 June

OHIP: high hopes, but not a penny of new investment

​4 June
BDA Scotland welcomes new occupational health service for dentists
​30 May
​​Dental leaders urge Government to protect boys against HPV
​24 May GDPR and dentistry update: New Data Protection Bill becomes law

​2 May

Quit smoking referral card for dentists to help combat rise in oral cancer

​25 April

​19th annual Conference of Scottish Local Dental Committees

​​17 April  

Big changes proposed for NHS dentistry in Scotland - how will it affect you?

​5 April

​Scottish Government to launch new annual expenses exercise for GDPs

​1 March

Scotland Oral Health Improvement Plan: have your say

24 January

Scottish Government must tread carefully in shakeup of dental services

​16 January

​New regulations on ionising radiation requirements – information for dentists using x-ray equipment

​10 January 

BDA announces new Scotland Director



SG - Reducing Health Harms of Foods High in Fat, Sugar and Salt 
Final BDA Response to Reducing Health Harms of Foods - Dec 2018.pdf

SDCEP - Phase-down of Dental Amalgam Use
BDA response - SDCEP Amalgam consultation

​SG - Removing SACDA from the remit of the Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life
BDA Scotland - response SACDA

​SDCEP - Antibiotic Prophylaxis against Infective Endocarditis Implementation Advice
BDA response - Antibiotic Prophylaxis against Infective Endocarditis Implementation Advice
A Healthier Future: Action and Ambitions on Diet, Activity and Healthy Weight
BDA Scotland final response - Respondent Form
Scottish Parliament: Health & Sport Committee: Impact of Leaving the European Union on Health an Social Care in Scotland
BDA Scotland Final Response - Impact of Leaving
DEFRA consultation on the proposed Control of Mercury (enforcement) regulations 2017
BDA response - Mercury regulations
Health & Sport Committee: Clinical Governance
BDA Scotland Final Response - Phase 2 Inquiry into NHS Governance 2017

​BDA Scotland

Forsyth House, 
Lomond Court, 
Castle Business Park 
FK9 4TU​​​

Tel: 01786 476040

​Staff based in ​Scotland​​

Dr Phil Grigor

​BDA Scotland National Director
Elaine BrucePolicy Adviser
Nicola KayaPolicy Adviser
David Paul​Employment Relations Officer
Alan Pitcaithley​Practice Management Consultant for Scotland and Northern Ireland