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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: August 12, 2020

Statement | NEW ADA Responds to WHO Recommendation: Dentistry is Essential Health Care

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

ADA News | NEW HPI: 99% of dental practices were open mid-July (08/11/2020)

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

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

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