Dentists urge aid for dental practices in next round of federal stimulus
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Dentists urge aid for dental practices in next round of federal stimulus

Dental practices across the nation are just one category of small businesses that have suffered, both economically and logistically, due to the near-national shutdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. And as lawmakers are working on the next relief package, the American Dental Association, on behalf of its 163,000 members, is urging Congress to include…

ADA updates PPE recommendations for dental practices
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ADA updates PPE recommendations for dental practices

To help assist and guide dentists across the nation who are reopening their practices as state mandates are lifted, the ADA issued an updated statement and interim guidance April 18 on the specific personal protective equipment recommended in order to practice during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as guidance on ways to minimize the risk…

With dental practices seeing ‘emergency cases only,’ what constitutes a dental emergency?
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With dental practices seeing ‘emergency cases only,’ what constitutes a dental emergency?

As with most medical practices in America today, the vast majority of dental practices are limiting care to urgent and emergency cases to limit exposure to COVID-19, preserve personal protection equipment (PPE) and reduce the burden on the healthcare system at large. But as these recommendations and restrictions are put in place, some dental practices…

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