Cavity Dental Staff Blog

Cavity’s Covid-19 Timeline

15th Dec 2020

As we approach the end of what has been one of the most challenging years to date, we thought we would have a look back on the year that has been 2020.

11th March

The World Health Organisation officially declares world-wide pandemic.

Cavity got fit test trained, stocked in the correct masks and fit tested ALL dental staff across the country.

We provided our clients with information about our preparedness in the event of mass staff shortages due to sickness OR furlough.

20th March

Routine dental treatment stopped

Dental staff officially announced as key workers.

Cavity's Easter bingo announced!

23rd March

Head Office as we knew it closed

Dental staff equipped and available for emergency appointments.

27th March

We released the TikTok challenge to staff

Easter bingo went underway

We compiled a list of FREE CPD to keep everyone scrubbed up on their knowledge whilst in lockdown

30th March

We reached out to NHS Trusts and Hospitals to see if they needed our help.

31st March

NHS 111 for triage appointments

3rd April

GDPs start triage

8th April

We released a patient engagement blog for Dental Practices

We put together an inspiration list for your stay-at-home Easter break

"I Get Knocked Down" Cavity remix & video released

13th April

We kicked off the Weekly Challenges - from bake offs, to make-up offs- this was such a laugh and so much fun.

15th April

Opening of first two UDCs

17th April

The Cavity Scrubs Home Video- You sent in your "Dental Practice scenes from home"

We shared Claire's Health & Wellbeing resources around anxiety and isolation with you.

21st April

8 other UDCs open

24th April

15 more UDCs open

28th April

We released Offers on our contact-free services for our clients.

30th April

We reached out to Urgent Dental Care Hubs across the country to see if they could use our help.

30 more UDCs open

5th May

Cavity Head Office became Covid secure – social distancing implemented, furniture rearranged and LOTS of sanitiser and cleaning products readily available.

We teased our Clients with a note about new services coming soon

Locum Dentists

Locum Hygienists

Fit Testing

6th May

We began our mission to recruit Dentists and Hygienists

22nd May

Claire launched useful resources around Mental Health Awareness Week and we released a blog with it.

 4th June

We officially launched the Hygienists and Dentist service

We extended our offers on contact free services

Practices across the country begin to reopen

 24th June

Fit Testing service underway

Cavity started selling masks to Dental Care Professionals

15th July

Fit test kits became available to hire from Cavity

20th July

Locum Dental Nurse, Jaky started making head scarves, scrub bags and masks for DCP’s.

30th July

We put together a care guide for your masks.

10th September

Launched Random Acts of Kindness challenge to encourage everybody to practice kindness.

 9th October

Scrubs Day! You wore your scrubs loud and proud.

Claire shares important resources leading up to National Work-Life week.

16th October

We promoted our Pumpkin Carving Competition!

30th October

We shared ways that you could enjoy Halloween the covid-19 safe way

31st October

The VAT exemption on PPE ended.

10th November

Lockdown 2.0

Dental practices remain open

And here we are, its now December and Christmas is just round the corner. Like every year, like throughout the pandemic, Cavity is operating Business As Usual.