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SDCEP – Management of common oral conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) has developed a guide for the management of commonly presenting oral conditions for use by dentists during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The guide is based on the based on two SDCEP guidance documents

The management options presented focus on dental triage, the relief of pain or infection and provision of care using remote consultation (i.e. by telephone or videocall). Patients should only be referred for urgent dental care when there are severe or uncontrolled symptoms that they cannot manage themselves.

The document can be downloaded from the SDCEP website


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