Guidance Answers Questions For Dental Offices Regarding New Rules
The MDA has been receiving questions about how COVID-19 rule changes at the state level and federal level affect dental practices. We wanted to direct you to some recent guidance (which is password protected for members only)
from the ADA to help dentists answer questions about the recent recommendations
from the CDC regarding mask use for fully vaccinated people. You can find this guidance, and other COVID-19 resources for dental offices, by going to the MDA's Dental Office COVID-19 Reference Guide at www.medental.org/covid
Task Force's Guidance on Re-Opening Maine Practices
The Maine Dental Association has convened a task force that included dentist, hygienist, assistant, denturist, and specialist representation to develop a comprehensive set of guidelines to re-open dental practices in Maine.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW GUIDANCE
ADA Return To Work Toolkit
The American Dental Association has developed a Return To Work Interim Guidance Toolkit for dental practices, as states consider easing back into normal operations. The toolkit is designed to offer useful tips for managing your practice during the COVID-19 pandemic. The toolkit includes a customizable letter to patients, guidance for patient screening, registration, and exit, staff protection strategies, a chairside checklist for working in an operatory room, and a supplies shopping list.
CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE TOOLKIT