Coronavirus information for dental offices

Gov. Mike DeWine announced that dental offices could reopen beginning May 1. Click here to read information from the Ohio State Dental Board about reopening your practice.  The ODA is working to provide resources and information to dentists during this time. Continue reading below for our latest updates and information.

Resources on how to respond to a COVID-19 case in your office

The Ohio Dental Association has been receiving phone calls about patients, employees and dentists who have contracted the virus. Below are several resources about how to handle this:

COVID-19 guidelines for dental offices

When utilizing the OSHA, CDC, and the ADA guidance documents, dentists must use their professional judgment. All are guidance documents intended to assist dentists and employers in working through the issues associated with providing care to their patients in a safe working environment. Each entity may provide slightly differing guidance, and it is up to the dentist to determine how to proceed.

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