SDCEP Dental Companion App
Access the Desktop version here.
The Dental Companion app brings SDCEP’s evidence-based guidance to your mobile device.
The app joins the popular SDCEP Dental Prescribing app as a handy way of accessing SDCEP’s dental clinical guidance.
For convenience, the Dental Companion is also provided as a website for access from any computer.
A questionnaire asking for practitioners’ views/beliefs about the use of apps in dentistry, including an optional 30 minute CPD module on “Using Apps in Dentistry”, is available here.
The Dental Companion presents four diverse guidance ‘toolkits’ based on the following SDCEP publications:
- Prevention and Treatment of Periodontal Diseases in Primary Care
- Management of Dental Patients Taking Anticoagulants or Antiplatelet Drugs
- Oral Health Management of Patients at Risk of Medication-related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw
- Prevention and Management of Dental Caries in Children
Each toolkit includes the key recommendations from the full published guidance, with supporting tools such as flowcharts and links to patient information.
SDCEP resources to support dental professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic have now been added as a fifth toolkit in the Dental Companion app. These resources are subject to change as new information becomes available. Therefore, please ensure that you regularly update the app to the most recent version.
The SDCEP Dental Companion is suitable for dental professionals working in primary and secondary care dental practice, those involved in dental education and undergraduate trainees. The app may also be of relevance to other healthcare providers.
The app is available to download free on Google Play or the Apple App Store.
SDCEP is keen to employ novel approaches to guidance delivery, such as the use of mobile technology and apps. The Dental Companion app is an additional tool for dental practitioners working in primary and secondary care dental practice.
For further information about the development of the app, to report any issues, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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