Important COVID-19 resources
Support and key resources to manage COVID-19 cases, exposure in the dental office.
Find all currently available information about the COVID-19 vaccine, including the process for licensed dentists to administer it.
You’ve got questions. CDA has the answers. Here are the top 5 COVID-related questions from CDA members.
Dentists and other small-business owners suffering ongoing pandemic hardship in California can receive immediate relief through a $7.6 billion legislative package signed into law yesterday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Organized dentistry is making it easier for dentists across California to support COVID-19 vaccination efforts. Local dental societies have been working with local health departments to get dentists and their staff members vaccinated, and dentists are volunteering their time and skills at vaccination clinics in their communities.
The Department of Consumer Affairs on Feb. 11 approved a public health emergency waiver that allows registered dental hygienists in California to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to individuals 16 and older under the supervision of an eligible vaccine provider, such as a dentist, licensed physician or surgeon.
After a slight decrease in patient volume in November and December, a recent survey by the American Dental Association’s Health Policy Institute reveals a recovery for dental practices in the new year.
Dentists across California are beginning to get involved in the state’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts following an emergency public health waiver granted last month that allows dentists to administer the vaccine to individuals age 16 and older once the dentist completes the required training.
For location-specific information, visit the CDC website for county-specific guidance. Additional information is available at the California Department of Public Health website.
CDA has developed the following reference to help members understand the roles of each of the organizations involved
Here’s how the ADA Code of Ethics applies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Flow chart to help dentists navigate COVID-19 SBA loans and application process.
Source: American Dental Association
There are multiple Small Business Administration (SBA) loan options available for employers. This fact sheet from the ADA provides details and guidance for dentists.
Know the facts about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and help stop the spread of rumors.
View more resources in the Practice Support Resource Library.
CDA Endorsed Programs offer additional support and resources for CDA members to address COVID-19 concerns.
Financial Assistance for Small Business Clients
Check out Bank of America's COVID-19 resources for small businesses and read more about financial assistance offerings below:
Bank of America is committed to supporting you during these unprecedented times. We've expanded our ongoing Client Assistance Program, which offers waived fees on certain accounts and deferred credit card, mortgage and auto loan payments.
If you are facing a financial hardship, please contact us or submit a payment deferral request by using the online tool or by using Erica®, our virtual financial assistant in mobile banking. If you are not enrolled in online banking, enroll now to access our online tools.
HR for Health offers complete toolkit to help your practice and staff during COVID-19 — Text CDACOVID to 44222 to request.
As part of the broader COVID-19 efforts, CareCredit will waive the following provider fees from April through August 2020:
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