A peer-reviewed journal that offers evidence-based clinical information and continuing education for dentists.

Key Components of COVID-19 Prevention

In these uncertain times, Decisions in Dentistry is dedicated to keeping you up to date on COVID-19 and best practices for ensuring the health and safety of both patients and practitioners. We will also be providing resources for the business side of your practice—from employment issues to how to manage your finances and investments.

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The American Dental Association has issued guidelines on what constitutes a dental emergency, which include, but are not limited to: severe dental pain, surgical post-operative osteitis, abscess, tooth fracture, dental trauma, dental treatment prior…
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Infection Control

Managing Measles in the Dental Setting

With the increasing incidence of measles in the United States, dental professionals should be able to recognize this disease and understand the related oral health considerations.

Additional Resources

American Dental Association: Guidance on Dental Emergencies

The ADA has developed guidance on dental emergencies, and nonemergency care.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: COVID-19

The latest in COVID-19 guidelines, and public health information.

National Institutes of Health: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

A resource for the latest research on COVID-19.

World Health Organization: Coronavirus Disease Pandemic

The latest updates on the pandemic, including how to protect yourself, travel advice and guidance.

Johns Hopkins University: Coronavirus Global Cases

A go-to resource for the latest on COVID-19 cases by country.

Journal of Dental Research: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Emerging and Future Challenges for Dental and Oral Medicine.

Career One Stop: Unemployment Benefits by State

Learn more about your state’s unemployment benefits, and how to apply.

US Department of Labor

A guide on how to apply for unemployment benefits.

National Institutes of Health: COVID-19 Literature 

Scientific papers on coronavirus for researchers, health care providers.

ProEdge: Dental Care During COVID-19

State by state recommendations on dental care.

US Chamber of Commerce: Combating the Coronavirus

Resources, guidance and insights to protect American businesses, workers and families.

US Small Business Administration

Small business guidance & loan resources.

Rolling Updates on Coronavirus Disease from the World Health Organization

Receive continual updates on Covid-19 from WHO.

Cases in US from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Updating statistics for the number of Covid-19 cases and deaths in the United States.

Federation of State Medical Boards

Resources to inform and assist state boards and the public.

American Dental Association Guidance on Continuing to Practice Ethically During COVID-19

A printable Guideline on continuing to Practie Ethically during COVID-19

OSAP Coronavirus Disease Toolkit

Regulations and guidelines, best practices, instruction resources, and more.

 

Track the US COVID-19 Outbreak in Real Time from MedPage Today

Stay up to date with where and how many Covid-19 cases are diagnosed in this country

S.3548 CARES Act

Read the act to provide emergency assistance and health care response for individuals, families, and businesses affected by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.

American Dental Association Charitable Assistance Grant Program

Information on how to apply for and ADA grant or award.

State and Territorial Health Department Websites

This resource links to health departments in all 50 states, 8 US territories and freely associated states, and the District of Columbia.