What to expect when you attend a dental appointment

SA Dental is working to stop the spread of COVID-19 and keeping clients and staff safe.

Please phone the clinic before your appointment if you are:

  • feeling unwell
  • required to self-isolate or self-quarantine.

We will need to reschedule your appointment.

See the list of dental clinics to find your local clinic contact details.

Due to physical distancing requirements, please attend your appointment on your own, or with a maximum of one other person.

When entering the clinic for your appointment, you, and any adults that accompany you, will be required to:

  • Wear a mask (you will be provided with a mask if you arrive without one)
  • Perform the COVID SAfe check-in either using:
    • The QR code ( If possible, ensure you have the mySA GOV App on your smart phone prior to your appointment).
    • The manual check-in sheet
  • Perform hand hygiene, using the hand sanitiser provided.
  • Answer a series of COVID-19 screening questions
  • Physically distance yourself from other clients in the waiting room.

When in the dental clinic, you will be asked to:

  • Put all your belongings on a dedicated hard surface.
  • Perform a mouth wash prior to your mouth being examined

Please phone your local clinic if you have any concerns about your upcoming appointment with SA Dental.

Contact information

If you have any queries please contact:

For further information on COVID-19 please visit the SA Health Website or call 1800 253 787.