Can I still visit my dentist?
Routine face to face dental services have been suspended all over the country due to Covid-19.
Please call your dentist first – your practice will be able to give you advice and guidance over the phone on what support is available depending on your condition.
Your dentist will then assess you and give you advice which may include:
What if I don’t have a dentist and need help?
Please call NHS 111 if you do not have a dentist and need urgent dental care.
If you don’t have a regular dentist then you can go to https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/find-a-dentist to find a local dentist for information and advice.
What if I have Covid-19 and need to see the dentist?
It’s important to call your dentist and inform them over the phone that you’re experiencing Covid-19 symptoms.
Your dentist will then provide advice and guidance on what to do next – this could include information on how to manage your condition, a prescription for medication or, if you need urgent dental care to call NHS 111.
What does urgent dental care involve?
What can I do in the meantime?
Covid-19 is going to be with us for many months, so it’s important to look after your dental health by maintaining a healthy diet and oral hygiene routine.
Top tips for maintaining good dental health:
Remember, if you need help: