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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.

BDA Scotland and its elected committee members seek to improve conditions for the delivery of dental services across the country, negotiating directly with the Scottish Government.


Dentists working in Scotland are represented through the:



Scotland is also represented through one seat on our board, which sets our policy and strategic direction.

We also seek to influence other key-decision makers, including educational institutions, political parties and statutory, and non-statutory organisations.

Our committees meet regularly to consider the issues affecting the dental profession and patient care. BDA representatives take these issues forward into discussion and negotiation with the Scottish Government and the range of bodies responsible for delivery of health and social care.


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​BDA Scotland


Forsyth House, 
Lomond Court, 

Castle Business Park 


FK9 4TU​​​

Tel: 01786 476040
Email: enquiries@bda.org

​Staff based in Scotland​​

Charlotte Waite

​BDA Scotland National Director

​Elaine Bruce

Policy Officer

David Paul​

Employment Relations Officer

Alan Pitcaithley

​Practice Management Consultant for Scotland and Northern Ireland

We may record telephone conversations to offer you additional security, resolve complaints, for regulatory compliance and to improve our service standards. Conversations may also be monitored for staff training purposes. You will be alerted to this when you call.