Community dental services referrals

For those patients unable to access primary dental care services from a general dental practice.

For health and social care workers to refer patients with complex, non-dental medical needs for dental services.

Referring patients

Examples of reasons for referrals might be:

  • Learning disability
  • Physical disability
  • Complex medical condition
  • Mental health condition
  • Socially excluded
  • Domiciliary care (primarily assessment only)
  • In order to refer a patient you will need to do the following

    • Be sure the patient can not be treated by a high street dentist

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