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American Dental Association Offers Interim Guidance as States Consider Reopening

The American Dental Association (ADA)  issued an updated statement and interim guidance April 18 on the personal protective equipment (PPE) recommended in order to practice during this pandemic and minimize the risk of virus transmission.

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The American Dental Association (ADA)  issued an updated statement and interim guidance April 18 on the personal protective equipment (PPE) recommended in order to practice during this pandemic and minimize the risk of virus transmission.

According to the statement, “In states that are considering reopening, the ADA believes dentists should exercise professional judgment and carefully consider the availability of appropriate PPE to minimize risk of virus transmission. The ADA is communicating with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, other federal agencies, and relevant organizations to advocate that dentists, as essential healthcare workers, are prioritized for PPE.

Read more here: https://www.ada.org/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-offers-interim-guidance-as-dentists-consider-reopening-practices

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