Ministry of Health and Dental Council New Zealand Guidelines for Oral Health Practitioners at Alert Level 4

26 March 2020

Information regarding COVID-19 is constantly changing and this guidance will be regularly updated. Practitioners are advised to regularly review this guidance as an online document. 

The NZ COVID-19 alert level is Level 4. This means non-emergency and elective dental procedures for all patients must be postponed and only emergency care provided and special precautions apply if procedures generate an aerosol. Consider providing dental advice to patients using digital platforms.

The Ministry of Health and Dental Council New Zealand released their joint guideline for practitioners providing oral health services at COVID-19 Alert Level 4.

View MoH & DCNZ Joint Guidelines

NZDA Safety Standards

26 March 2020

Additional, needed and useful material can be found within the NZDA Safety Standards.

View NZDA Safety Standards