Chief Dental Officer (England)

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The Chief Dental Officer (or CDO) for England is the British Government's most senior advisor for dentistry in England, and is the head of dental staff and dental profession in England.[1][2] The CDO is one of the six chief professional officers, one for each of six professions, to give advice in their respective specialty.[3]

List of Chief Dental Officers for Her Majesty's Government[edit]

List of Chief Dental Officers for Scotland[edit]

  • Mr Ray Watkins, July 1997 - 30 April 2007[9][10]
  • Miss Margie Taylor, 1 May 2007–present[10]

List of Chief Dental Officers for Wales[edit]

  • Dr Paul Langmaid, ? dates
  • Dr David Thomas 2010-

List of Chief Dental Officers for Northern Ireland[edit]

  • Ms Doreen Wilson, ?dates

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Chief Dental Officer". Department of Health (UK). Retrieved 2 December 2007. 
  2. ^ "Role of the Chief Dental Officer". Department of Health (UK). Retrieved 2 December 2007. 
  3. ^ a b "Chief professional officers". Department of Health (UK). Archived from the original on 7 January 2013. Retrieved 27 December 2016. 
  4. ^ "Professor Martin C Downer DDS, PhD, LDS RCS, DDPH RCS". The International Academy of Oral Oncology [IAOO]. 2005-04-12. Archived from the original on 2005-04-30. Retrieved 4 December 2007. 
  5. ^ "Dame Margaret Seward Is Appointed New Chief Dental Officer". Department of Health (UK). 2000-10-09. Retrieved 4 December 2007. 
  6. ^ "New Chief Dental Officer for England appointed". Department of Health (UK). 2002-05-24. Retrieved 4 December 2007. 
  7. ^ "Chief Dental Officer leaves". Department of Health (UK). 2005-09-22. Retrieved 3 December 2007. 
  8. ^ a b "New Acting Chief Dental Officer appointed". Department of Health (UK). Retrieved 3 December 2007. 
  9. ^ "Who we are: Ray Watkins". General Dental Council. Retrieved 31 December 2007. 
  10. ^ a b "Chief Dental Officer". The Scottish Government. Retrieved 31 December 2007. 

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