COVID-19 - Annex 1: infection prevention and control in urgent dental care settings during the period of COVID-19

Publication Date: 11 April 2020

This is a joint publication between Public Health Scotland and ARHAI Scotland, part of NHS National Services Scotland.

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​​This document outlines the infection prevention and control advice for dentists and the dental team involved in the provision of urgent dental care for patients during the COVID-19 period. 

It is based on the best evidence available from previous pandemic and inter-pandemic periods and is considered good practice in response to this COVID-19 pandemic. 

This is a summary of the current infection prevention and control guidance​ including personal protective equipment for urgent dental care during the period of COVID-19 and should be read by dental teams. This summary is based on PHE/ HPS guidance.

Resource information

Public Health Scotland,ARHAI Scotland
Publication type:
Guideline and Guidance