Released May 7, updated guidance for resuming deferred and preventive dental care.
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Updated May 19, interim infection prevention and control guidance for dental settings during the COVID-19 response.
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Back-to-Practice Interim guidance
On April 27, as part of the governor’s framework for modifying his shelter-in-place order, he announced plans to permit hospitals to begin to provide some additional essential surgical care, such as tumor removal and heart value replacement. That guidance stated that the California Department of Public Health would be updating its April 7 dental guidance separately. On May 7, CDPH released updated interim guidance for dental care.
California licensed dentists can now order limited quantities of critical personal protective equipment that is in short supply through traditional, commercial distribution channels.
Learn if and how your practice can establish a respiratory protection program, a requirement for practices using N95 or equivalent masks.