Coronavirus Resources

Task Force's Guidance on Re-Opening Maine Practices

The Maine Dental Association 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


Click Button for 'Legal & Practical Tips for Dentists - Parts I and II' Webinar Resources  

CLICK HERE



Click Button for Slides from "Re-Opening Dental Practices in Maine" Webinar

CLICK HERE

Click Button for "Re-Opening Dental Practices in Maine" Webinar FAQ

CLICK HERE


The Maine Dental Association takes the health of its members and their patients seriously, and is monitoring the global coronavirus situation closely.   


Maine Board of Dental Practice COVID-19 Guidance
 (5/15/20)

Maine DHHS COVID-19 Guidance for Health Care Providers (5/12/20)

OSHA Guidance for Dentistry Workers and Employers


Here are some resources from the American Dental Association:

ADA COVID-19 Hazard Assessment Guide/Checklist

ADA Interim Flowcharts For Minimizing RIsk of COVID-19 Transmission

What Constitutes A Dental Emergency?

Understanding Mask Types

ADA Interim Mask and Face Shield Guidelines

ADA Tips To Avoid Counterfeit Masks

ADA COVID-19 Coding and Billing Interim Guidance


More helpful resources:

List of PPE Vendors

Paycheck Protection Program Loan FAQs

Small Business Owner's Guide To CARES Act

ADA Guidance on SBA Loans Affected By CARES Act

Small Business Interruption Loans Under CARES Act

Paycheck Protection Program Information Sheet


Here are some helpful links, so you can keep up with the latest developments:

Maine Center For Disease Control and Prevention

US Centers For Disease Control and Prevention

American Dental Association Coronavirus Information

World Health Organization

Here are communications from our Executive Board president to members: 


President's Message: Re-Opening Recommendations Continued

President's Message: Re-Opening Webinar FAQ

President's Message: Re-Opening Webinar & PPE

President's Message: Re-Opening Guidance

President's Message: Important Announcement Regarding Re-Opening

President's Message: Sen. Collins Asks About Maine Dental Care

President's Message: Board of Dental Practice Guidance, PPE Announcement

President's Message: ADA Return To Work Guidance

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