Friday 23 June 2023
England: Dental records advice update
Following legal advice,
NHS England have reverted to their previous position
, that dental practices should retain dental clinical records for 11 years or until the patient is 25 years of age (whichever is the longer period).
Practices are advised that our templates and advice notes have been updated to reflect this change:
Extra and Expert members can contact the advice team with any queries by calling 020 7563 4574 or emailing