Dental contract pilot scheme

Important documents related to stage 2 of the dental contract pilot scheme.



These documents cover the statements of financial entitlements, directions and model contract variations for stage 2 of the dental contract pilot programme, and details of the dentists taking part in the programme.

The government is committed to introducing a new dental contract based on registration, capitation and quality, with the aim of improving oral health and increasing access to NHS dentists.

Read details of the Dental Quality Outcomes Framework indicators to be used to measure performance of the existing pilots and new dental contract prototypes in 2015 to 2016.

The regulations governing stage 2 are published on the legislation site.

Page updates:

  • 17 June 2014: added updated list of dental pilots to include community dental services
  • 12 February 2015: added link to the DQOF indicators for 2015 to 2016
Published 12 June 2013
Last updated 10 October 2014 + show all updates
  1. Added directions about the rules for payment for the dental contract pilots in 2014 to 2015
  2. The list of dental pilot sites has been updated to include 2 community dental service practices that have joined the pilot programme.
  3. First published.