Important COVID-19 resources
Support and key resources to manage COVID-19 cases, exposure in the dental office.
Get answers to commonly asked questions regarding the temporary scope expansion permitting dentists to administer the COVID-19 vaccine. Dentists will unlikely be able to administer in their practices, but can be instrumentally helpful in mass vaccination community events launching soon.
California dental staff are slated to be among the first in the state to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. See who is included in each phase and how Phase 1a was determined.
CDA Practice Support continues to publish frequently asked questions to help dentist-employers understand their obligations and options in the COVID environment. The newest FAQ answers questions about COVID-19 testing, exposure and reporting and employee paid leave.
Answers to questions about employees who have traveled abroad, when to update your sick leave policy, and employee wage replacement options due to reduced schedules or office closure.
Overview of why office closures are recommended, defining "urgent" procedures, and protocols for treating patients who require urgent care.
Answers to questions about reusing face masks, what to do if your office runs out of face masks or gloves, and whether to provide face masks to patients in the waiting room.
Information about financial assistance to help businesses while they are closed due to COVID-19.
CDA's recent webinar, "COVID-19 and Best Practices for the Dental Team," addresses some of the most frequently asked questions posed by CDA members related to managing their dental team as the result of COVID-19 practice interruptions. The recording is available online if you missed it. Following the recording, CDA compiled responses to the most frequently asked questions during and after the event.
Guidance on dental plan billing for telehealth/teledentistry, including commonly billed codes and documentation requirements.
Information about screening patients and when to treat a patient who has previously been infected with COVID-19.