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ADA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Center for Dentists

The COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on our daily lives is rapidly evolving. Here are some resources and guidance to help dentists navigate this unprecedented time for their practices, staff and patients.

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You can also click the 'Live Chat' box on the right side of the screen between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. (Central) Monday-Friday.

Navigating this crisis takes expert guidance, collective action and you. We’re stronger together. Join our dental community.


As government mandates lift and dentists reopen practices, ADA offers a Return to Work Interim Guidance Toolkit & COVID-19 Hazard Assessment with recommendations before, during and after appointments to protect dentists, patients and staff.


The Latest

Last updated: June 25, 2020

Digital Event | Wednesday, July 15 at 1 p.m. CT: Managing Your Online Presence in Uncertain Times. Register for July 15 webinar.

Update | NEW Testing Employees for Antibodies & Antigens

Update | NEW Watch: The ADA Health Policy Institute (HPI) shares latest COVID-19 economic impact poll data and dental spending projections for 2020 and 2021. (Video)

Update | NEW PPP Loan Forgiveness – EZ Application

Update | NEW PPP Loan Forgiveness – Standard Application

Update | NEW ADA FDC 2020 will not move forward as an in-person meeting due to COVID-19

Update | Watch the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s webinar about their updated guidance for dental settings during the COVID-19 response.

ADA News | NEW HPI shares updated projections for U.S. dental care spending projections for 2020 and 2021. (06/26/2020)

ADA News | NEW Amalgam separator requirement in effect July 14 (06/24/2020)

ADA News | NEW ADA urges eligible Medicaid, CHIP providers to apply for relief funding (06/23/2020)

ADA News | NEW 97% of dental offices have reopened for elective care, according to the seventh wave of HPI polling (06/22/2020)

ADA News | NEW ADA responds to change from CDC on waiting period length (06/19/2020)

ADA News | ADA FDC 2020 to move online in light of COVID-19 pandemic (06/16/2020)

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