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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.

Questions?  Contact ADA

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.

GUIDANCE FOR REOPENING DURING COVID-19

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.

NEW ADA STATEMENT

The Latest

Last updated: August 7, 2020

Digital Event | NEW Wednesday, August 12 at 7 p.m. CT: Updates on COVID-19: Provider Relief Fund and Labor Laws. Register for August 12 event.

Digital Event | NEW Thursday, August 13 at 1 p.m. CT: Practicing in a Pandemic: What the Data Shows by Gender. Register for August 13 event.

Digital Event | NEW Tuesday, August 18 at 1 p.m. CT: Practicing After COVID. Register for August 18 event.

Digital Event | NEW Wednesday, August 26 at 1 p.m. CT: Regulatory Compliance During COVID-19. Register for August 26 event.


UpdateNEW Latest HPI Poll Results: COVID-19 Economic Impact on Dental Practices

UpdateNEW Watch: HPI and public health experts discuss COVID-19’s impact on dental care delivery in public health settings.

Update Dental FAQs on the Provider Relief Fund

Update Webinar: Updates on SBA Loans, Provider Relief Fund, Labor Issues and Congressional Action

Update Tips for Handling Mask Non-Compliance (ADA member login required)

Update When a Patient Says They Can’t Wear a Mask due to Disability (ADA member login required)

Update Tips for Complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA member login required)

Update Checklist: Reasonable Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities (ADA member login required)


ADA News | NEW ADA initiates grassroots campaign for next COVID-19 relief bill (08/07/2020)

ADA News | NEW HHS extends Provider Relief Fund deadline to Aug. 28 (08/01/2020)

ADA News ADA flowchart covers steps if staff, household member test positive for COVID-19 (07/28/2020)

ADA News | New HPI poll data suggests there is little correlation between patient volume and the number of new COVID-19 cases (07/23/2020)

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Together, we’re one dental community

We’re proud to count you among this very special community of dental professionals. You can count on us to continue to advocate for you, your career and the path forward. We know you are working hard on the front lines – thank you for all that you are doing.

We’re stronger together - join us.