ADA urges CDC to update guidance for dental personnel

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he American Dental Association is urging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to “quickly provide guidance” on ...
Washington — The American Dental Association is urging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to “quickly provide guidance” on how to safely reopen dental practices during the deceleration phase of the COVID-19 outbreak.

In a May 6 letter to CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, M.D, ADA President Chad P. Gehani and Executive Director Kathleen T. O’Loughlin applauded the agency’s current interim guidance — which was created April 7 and reinforced the ADA’s guidance calling for dentists to postpone all nonemergency dental visits — and thanked the agency for acknowledging COVID-19 “as an emerging and rapidly evolving situation that would require adjustments” as more information became available.”

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