26th March 2020;" The guidance from the CDO brings much-needed clarity on whether dental practices should continue to provide emergency dental care.
The answer in England is clear and unequivocal:
Dental practices should cease all emergency care to patients with immediate effect.
This guidance applies to all dental practices irrespective of whether they are private, NHS or mixed. We wait to hear when we can return 15th May 2020 still NO news
Patients in need of urgent dental care for conditions that cannot wait must all now be treated in an Urgent Dental Care (UDC) facility and not in your practices.