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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. 




​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

​11 December

Scotland dentists distinguished by their contributions to the profession
8 December

Scottish Council celebrates members' long-service to BDA

​29 November
​​Spending on general dental services in Scotland feeling the squeeze

29 November

​​New regulations for private dentistry in Scotland: are you registered?



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