Updated June 15 2020
The progression of COVID-19 in our communities is creating enormous uncertainty, especially for general dentists. Sustaining your practices, worrying about supply shortages, adjusting procedures to ensure safety precautions and avoiding potential exposures while dealing with the economic effects and your employees' needs is tougher than anything we've ever experienced.
AGD has updated our COVID-19 resources to provide you with support during this crisis. Check back regularly for updates.
Staying Connected: An AGD Webinar Series
The CDC has released new guidance for dental settings during COVID-19. Check out the update.
Center for Disease Control Guidelines Updated: The CDC has released Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Dental Settings during COVID-19 Response on May 18, 2020. Check out the update.
AGD Member Return to Work Guidance is now available.
OSHA Press Release, 5.11.20 (U.S. Department of Labor Issues Alert to Help Keep Dental Industry Practitioners Safe During the Coronavirus Pandemic)
Recommendations for the re-opening of dental services: a rapid review of international sources, that provides information from 12 countries on re-opening, including the U.S. This is for your information only and is not official guidance. 5.7.20
President Trump Signs CARES Act, March 30, 2020
AGD Podcast Focuses on Epidemiology of COVID-19, March 30, 2020
Check out This Week at AGD for regular updates and news items on COVID-19.
AGD Connect Community on Coronavirus
To help you connect with other general dentists about ways they are navigating this new territory, AGD has created online communities so that you can share information and connect with other members. (We also have a separate community for dental students.) To sign up for these communities, please email AGDConnect@agd.org.