Recognised by the British Dental Health Foundation, Denplan Excel is a comprehensive clinical governance programme and an invaluable compliance tool for practices. It also includes an innovative patient communication framework providing individualised patient clinical risk assessments and oral health scores.
The summary of key benefits can be seen in the accordion to the right.
Clinical Governance is the back-bone of health care to ensure and safeguard quality. It is a framework using training, reflection, and audit to promote a culture of accountability to safeguard high standards and promote clinical excellence. The aim is to create an environment that promotes continuous professional development to safeguard professional excellence and ensure that best practice prevails at all times.
Each dentist who is Denplan Excel accredited will have gone through a Denplan Excel training and governance pathway to ensure compliance with the above facets of practice.
Using the DEPPA tool, every Denplan patient receives an individualised oral health risk assessment which comprises and assessment of the future risk of :
Based on a detailed analysis of thee individual components, and Oral Health Score is calculated. This Oral Health Score can be compared on annual visits to assess the impact of oral health advice and prevention.