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Chief Dental Officer

M TaylorMargie Taylor MSc MBA FDSRCSEd FDSRCPS(Glasg) FFGDP(UK)

The Chief Dental Officer (CDO) acts as main professional adviser on all aspects of dental policy and service provision to Scottish Ministers and the Scottish Executive.

The post oversees the oral health strategy for Scotland including dental research and development. Margie is keen to ensure that as much disease as possible is prevented.

She develops, monitors and reviews dental care systems, standards and guidelines for services in Scotland and is responsible for the relevant budgets.

She took up post as Chief Dental Officer for Scotland in May 2007.