Accreditation for Dental Health Care Service Providers

In India, Heath System currently operates within an environment of rapid social, economical and technical changes. Such changes raise the concern for the quality of health care. Accreditation would be the single most important approach for improving the quality of Dental Facility. Accreditation is an incentive to improve capacity of national Dental Facility to provide quality of care. Accreditation system ensures that Dental Facility, whether public or private, national or expatriate, play there expected roles in national health system. Confidence in accreditation is obtained by a transparent system of control over the accredited Dental Facility and an assurance given by the accreditation body that the accredited Dental Facility constantly fulfills the accreditation criteria. NABH provides accreditation to Dental Facility in a non-discriminatory manner regardless of their ownership, legal status, size and degree of independence. The applicant Dental Facility must have conducted self-assessment against NABH standards after implementing for at least 3 months before submission of application and must ensure that it complies with NABH Standards.