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Safe Dental Offices | COVID-19 Incidence: no occupational transmission

Incidence of COVID-19 virus transmission in three dental offices: a 6-month retrospective study.external icon Froum et al. International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry (November 6, 2020). Key findings: No occupationally-acquired infections were identified among staff involved in care of 2,810 patients that...

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Calif Dentists to Order & Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

Order Waiving Restrictions on Dentists Relating to Ordering and Administering COVID-19 Vaccines Effective On March 4, 2020, the Governor proclaimed a State of Emergency to exist in California as a result of the impacts of COVID-19 to make additional resources...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Updates for Dentists January 4, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine UpdatesCDA advocacy efforts continue, vaccine administration waiver for dentists grantedThe rate by which dentists are receiving their COVID-19 vaccinations varies widely across the state, depending on county-level distribution. CDA is working closely with State Oral Health Director Dr....

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COVID Guidance for Dental Offices: No charge

Dear Worldwide Dental Colleagues: The latest ) COVID Guidance for Dental Settings is available  by CLICKING HERE . You can download the entire PDF file with no charge. is dedicated to getting your offices open safely and supporting the CE...

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FREE - CDC Dental Settings COVID Complete Guidelines | June 2020

Get the latest CDC Guidelines for Dental offices - COVID-19 Protocols | FREE! offers this information with no charge. Includes protocols, resources, staff safety, environmental protocols, engineering controls, and PPD + access to additional information. offers this PDF file...

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California Dentists PPE Kits Now Available

Information for California dentists about PPE for emergencies.

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California Dentists Access to PPE Update

State of California to make PPE available for dentistsThe state of California is delivering millions of surgical masks and tens of thousands of face shields and gowns to The Dentists Supply Company's distribution center beginning Friday and through the weekend.State...

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Attention Dental Professionals:  We publish the Medscape COVID report daily on our website. Visit We have not published a COVID course due to the changing nature of the subject material, but we do publish accurate information and resources as...

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Dentists: What constitudes a dental emergency?

The ADA recognizes that state governments and state dental associations may be best positioned to recommend to the dentists in their regions the amount of time to keep their offices closed to all but emergency care. This is fluid situation...

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COVID-19 in Dental Settings | Interim Infection Control Guidance

Revisions were made on April 27, 2020 To address asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic transmission, implement source control (require facemasks or cloth face coverings) for everyone entering the dental setting (dental healthcare personnel [DHCP][ 1 ] and patients), regardless of whether they have...

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Dental Office Re-opening Guidelines | CDC Updates

The update on April 27, 2020, affects source control for patients and health screenings for staff before shifts. As dental practices begin to see more patients amidst the coronavirus pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its...

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