Source: Scotland – Highland Council
Issued by NHS Highland
Routine dental care services in high street practices in Scotland have been suspended.
If you feel you have an URGENT dental need, in normal working hours, you should contact your practice, who will provide advice, reassurance or telephone assessment.
DO NOT GO ALONG TO YOUR DENTIST – you should telephone your practice on their usual number. Your dentist will be able to give you advice, including on taking pain relief or prescribe antibiotics.
• If your dentist confirms that you have an urgent dental need, if you are have no symptoms of COVID-19, you will be offered an appointment at an urgent dental care centre.
• If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 you will be contacted by staff from the designated COVID-19 urgent dental care centre.
Outside normal working hours, if feel you have an URGENT dental need, please contact NHS24.
You can find further advice regarding COVID-19 and what to do if you have symptoms on the NHS Inform Website
26 Mar 2020