Practice Management

There will be no return to ‘business as usual’ for dentistry, poll reveals

Just over a third of dental practices in England will be going back to work on Monday (8 June).

Chief dental officer for England releases dentistry's SOP 'transition to recovery'

The Office of the Chief Dental Officer for England has launched its new Standard Operating Procedure 'transition to recovery’ four days before dental teams can officially return to practice.

Northern Ireland's dentists see phased return to work beginning 8 June

Northern Ireland will see a staged return to dental services starting Monday (8 June), the Health and Social Care service (HSC) has said. 

COVID-19: Dental Protection offers support to dentists reopening practices

Dental Protection has reassured all members working in England who choose to return to work that they will continue to be supported.

Dean of FGDP[UK] goes live on Facebook to announce new UK guidelines for a safe return to dental practice

The FGDP(UK) and newly formed College of General Dentistry today launched new COVID-19 guidelines for a safe return to work for dental practices.

Dentists react as government gives green light for routine care in England

Dentists have reacted to the announcement last week that dental teams in England can return to delivering routine dental services.

8 June marks England's return to dentistry

Chief dental officer for England Sara Hurley is asking that all dental practices commence opening from Monday 8 June for all face to face care, where practices assess that they have the necessary IPC...

Wales reveals plans to restore dental services

The Chief Dental Officer for Wales Colette Bridgman has announced plans to get practices back to work.

Experts gather to give advice on how to bounceback

Software of Excellence has announced it will host a new online event on Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 May 2020 - the Bounceback Virtual Dental Festival.

Rapid Review of recommendations for re-opening dental services published

A group of researchers and clinicians from a range of UK institutions has conducted a rapid review of internationally produced guidance to support decision-making for re-opening dental services closed...

National dental organisations join forces to agree return-to-work guidance

National dental organisations have joined forces to agree guidance for UK general dental practices on returning to work as the Covid pandemic eases.

Dentists find a better way to deliver dentistry when practices reopen

Dentists should return to practice using four-handed dentistry as the basis of a workable way forward amid COVID-19.