Article: Volume 47 Number 9 Page 767 - October 2020

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Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has caused substantial disruptions to dental services globally. In the United Kingdom, National Health Service (NHS) dentistry was reduced to telephone consultations with Urgent Dental Care Centres established to deliver emergency dentistry, when deemed necessary, based on a national triaging system.

Author notes: Manas Dave, NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, University of Manchester Noha Seoudi, Senior Clinical Lecturer in Oral Microbiology, Queen Mary University, London Paul Coulthard, Dean for Dentistry and Institute Director, Queen Mary University, London, Ayla Mahmud, Biomedical Science BSc(Hons), BDS5 Student at King’s College London, Mike Daldry, Sumeet Sandhu, Leah Webb and Jaimi Shah, Mathangi Kumar, Shruthi Acharya, Ravindranath Vineetha,Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal 576104, Karnataka, India