After lockdown: what can you expect when you go to the dentist

Beatriz Goulao, Manas Dave, Gavin J. Wilson

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Since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic in March 2020, it has caused unprecedented disruption to our everyday lives, not least to our health services. While hospitals braced themselves for an influx of COVID-19 patients, other areas of healthcare were severely affected. Suddenly, for example, going to the dentist was no longer an option.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation UK
Publication statusPublished - 22 Jun 2020

Bibliographical note

Manas Dave receives funding from NIHR, The Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland, the British Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and The University of Manchester. With kind appreciations to Thibault Colloc for his contribution to this article.

Beatriz Goulao and Gavin J Wilson do not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and have disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment.


  • Healthcare
  • Dentists
  • COVID-19
  • COVID-19 prevention


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