Local Guidelines

Several resources have been developed by local teams in secondary and specialist care to help primary care dental professionals utilise referral pathways effectively. The pandemic has increased all wait times so referrals are now subject to a triage process. Please use the links below to access up to date referral criteria and clinical guidelines.

Oral Surgery Handbook

Oral Medicine Referral Criteria

Orthodontic Referral Criteria

Orthodontic Video Guidance for Remote Assessment

Secondary Care Restorative Referral Criteria

Other Useful Links

Swansea Bay University Health Board

Welsh Government Chief Dental Officer Homepage

Dental Services – NHS Business Services Authority

NHS Business Services Authority Logo

General Dental Council

British Dental Association

NHS Pensions Page for GDPs

GDC Logo

BDA Logo
NHS Business Services Authority Logo
Please note non-members can only access
certain areas of the site

BDA – LDC Conference

Public Health Wales – Dental Public Health

Morgannwg Local Medical Committee

BDA Logo

Public Health Wales Logo

Morgannwg Local Medical Committee Logo

The Dental Defence Union

Dental Protection

Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Program

DDU Logo

Dental Protection Logo
SDCEP-Logo (1)
Useful resources including Advice on Dental Prescribing

Designed to Smile

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW)

Welsh Oral Health Information Unit

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Prudent Healthcare 

Prudent Healthcare – Primary Care Dental Services 

Healthcare Inspectorate Wales



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