Information Services Division (ISD) have published their annual update on how primary care dental services are managed and provided in Scotland and how well the services are operating.
The annual update is published on behalf on the Scottish Dental Practice Board (SDPB).
Main points in the update include:
- The total cost of provision of General Dental Services and Public Dental Services increased by £2.8 million (0.5%) compared to 2015/16
- £354.9 million was paid to dentists, compared to £349.5 million in the previous year
- The total value of allowance payments increased by £1.2m (2.1%) compared to 2015/16