ADA Develops Guidance on Dental Emergency, Non-Emergency Care

ADA Develops Guidance on Dental Emergency, Non-Emergency Care

Posted by on Mar 19, 2020 in Regulatory News | No Comments

The ADA provided its members and their patients detailed guidance on March 18 on what to consider dental emergencies and nonemergency dental care as part of an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, and alleviate the burden on hospital and emergency departments. The guide is meant to provide additional guidance following an Association recommendation that dentists nationwide postpone elective procedures to do their part to “mitigate the spread of COVID-19.”

ADA Recommends Dentists Postpone Elective Procedures

ADA Recommends Dentists Postpone Elective Procedures

Posted by on Mar 18, 2020 in Regulatory News | No Comments

The ADA is recommending that dentists nationwide postpone elective procedures in response to the spread of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, across the country. “The American Dental Association recognizes the unprecedented and extraordinary circumstances dentists and all health care professionals face related to growing concern about COVID-19,” according to the March 16 statement from the ADA President Chad P. Gehani.