He added: "The way the NHS contract works they can get so many Units of Dental Activity
payments for each quadrant of the mouth.
CPT Brentson is a former Advanced Education in General Dentistry--1 Year Resident, US Army Dental Activity
, Fort Carson, CO, and is now a staff Dental Officer, Schofield Barracks Dental Clinic, US Army Dental Activity
Under the new contract introduced last April, dentists are paid for carrying out a set number of Units of Dental Activity
(UDAs) over the course of the year.
Contract notice: Equipment and accessories (supply and associated services) for dental activity
university hospital of poitiers.
The clinic setting is no different than a typical clinic located in a dental activity
MAJ Batson is an oral surgeon at the US Army Dental Activity
, Fort Stewart, Georgia.
They said Beech Cottage Dental Practice was previously providing 13,000 units of dental activity
(UDAs) for the NHS.
It added: "Patients are at risk of inadequate care because UDAs - units of dental activity
- rather than patient need is being funded.
When the new dental contract was introduced I wanted to include a Unit of Dental Activity
which would reward dentists for preventative work.
He said the problems centre around the Unit of Dental Activity
targets and funding.