Table 5 Types of treatment routinely provided by GDPs (n = 748) and CDOs (n = 157)

From: Provision of domiciliary dental care by Scottish dentists: a national survey

  GDPs CDOs p value
Complete denture construction 93% 96% 0.158 (n.s.)
Check-up 80% 91% <0.01
Partial denture construction 73% 86% <0.001
Denture repair 69% 80% <0.01
Sore mouth – mucosal lesion exam 68% 84% <0.001
Temporary dressing 65% 87% <0.001
Temporary reline 60% 78% <0.001
Simple extraction 61% 67% 0.157 (n.s.)
Glass ionomer restoration 46% 74% <0.001
Scale and polish 42% 52% <0.05
Replacement crown 10% 18% <0.01
Composite restoration 6% 29% <0.001
Amalgam restoration 2% 16% <0.001
Surgical extraction 3% 3% 0.788 (ns)
Endodontics 0% 1% 0.080 (ns)