Archive for April, 2020

ADA Releases Interim Guidelines for PPE

The ADA has released recommendations for use of the highest level of PPE available when treating patients to reduce the risk of exposure. These are recommendations and doctors are also advised to use professional judgment related to treatment provided and the patient’s risk factors. Considering that patients who are asymptomatic may still be COVID-19 infectious, […]

ADA Releases Interim Guidance for Emergency & Urgent Dental Care

The American Dental Association has released interim guidance for dentists on how to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission before, during and after treating dental emergencies. The ADA Interim Guidance for Minimizing Risk of COVID-19 Transmission covers dentist and dental team preparation; screening for COVID-19 status and triaging for dental treatment; instructions for patient arrival; infection […]