The Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) provides user-friendly, evidence-based guidance to support dental teams to provide high quality healthcare that is safe, effective and person centred.

SDCEP works in partnership with the Translation Research in a Dental Setting (TRiaDS) collaboration, the Scottish Dental Practice Based Research Network (SDPBRN), the Quality Improvement in Practice Team (QIiPT), and the Scottish Dental Postgraduate Fellowship (SDPF). These comprise the Clinical Effectiveness workstream of NHS Education for Scotland’s Dental Directorate. SDCEP also collaborates with the Cochrane Oral Health Group.

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Latest Scottish Dental News

SDCEP – Oral Health Assessment and Review – Questionnaire

18th March 2019

SDCEP (Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme)  is reviewing the evidence underpinning the current Oral Health Assessment and Review guidance. To support the review SDCEP is inviting practitioners to complete a questionnaire regarding your current practice, and beliefs and attitudes towards specific aspects of the Oral Health Assessment and Review guidance. The questionnaire  should take about… Read More

e-dental programme: submission of payment claims

25th February 2019

This new memorandum  PCA (D) (2019) 4  provides a position report on the Scottish Government’s e-dental programme for the electronic submission of payment claims and prior approval. Download a copy of PCA (D) (2019) 4     Read More