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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 - ​BDA Scotland Fees Guide 2018 - 19

Blogs and opinion - Our latest blogs are available to read online.


News and press releases

​22/01/19Action needed as attendance gap between rich and poor reaches record levels
​05/12/18Dentists win clarity on 24-month appointment plans
​13/11/18​​Oral cancer: Restricting dental check-ups to once every 2 years could put lives at risk
​24/10/18Scottish Government must do more to tackle oral health inequalities


Increase in dental fee scales, salaries and charges
​16/10/18​Issues with Scottish electronic orthodontic claim forms
​21/09/18 Update on NHS Practitioner Services Division e-Dental Programme: Phase 2


Oral Cancer: a tale of two patients
05/09/18Worrying trends: the fall in earnings for dentists in Scotland

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

30/07/18Scotland: Clarification of post-Minamata restorations and revised fees
30/07/18Helping smokers to quit is key to fighting oral cancer in Scotland
​26/07/18Scotland dentists: pay uplift 2018
17/07/18Scottish Government needs to provide resources to make OHIP aspirations a reality
04/07/18   Campaigning for better dental Regulation in Scotland



​HIS: IHC Consultation: Complaints Procedure for Providers and Complainants


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

​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