A new dental appendix to the recently published UK COVID-19: Guidance for the remobilisation of services within health and care settings is now available.
The new guidance document can be viewed here
The dental guidance
- seeks to ensure a consistent and resilient UK wide approach, though some differences in operational details and organisational responsibilities may apply in Northern Ireland, England, Wales and Scotland
- •applies to all clinical dental services in all settings, including those provided on a private or independent basis
Academic evidence has been considered in the development of this guidance,and in particular, relevant sections of published reports from 2 UK dental expert working groups, which include:
- NSS – SBAR Ventilation, water and environmental cleaning in dental surgeries relating to COVID-19
- SDCEP Mitigation of Aerosol Generating Procedures in Dentistry A Rapid Review