Remember to check allergy status
Derived from the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme 2011 SDCEP Guidelines. This guidance is not designed to be a definitive guide to oral conditions. It is for GPs for the management of acute oral conditions pending being seen by a dentist or dental specialist.
GPs should not routinely be involved in dental treatment and, if possible, advice should be sought from the patient's dentist, who should have an answer-phone message with details of how to access treatment out-of-hours, or NHS 111 service in England