ADA’s Infection Control Committee has recently created and updated resources to guide you through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The resources below have been split into new and updated materials. All COVID-19 resources can be found on the official ADA COVID-19 microsite.
As always, the ADA is here to help. If you have any questions please send an email to [email protected] or contact your local ADA branch.
- Infection Control FAQ’s
New FAQ’s on Is temperature testing beneficial during COVID-19?,Treating older adults during COVID-19 & How important is protective eyewear with preventing SARS-CoV-2 transmission?.
- The Use of Nitrous Oxide During Covid-19
Information on how to reduce potential risks associated with nitrous oxide sedation during COVID-19.
- Provision of Dentistry in and out of Office Settings
Information regarding dental treatments provided during domiciliary care visits in residential healthcare facilities during COVID-19.
- Identifying Symptoms Poster for Staff
A poster for practices to let staff know if they may be at risk of carrying COVID-19 and what to do.
- Level 1 decision tree
A decision tree for patient management during COVID-19 Level 1 restricitons.
- Cough Etiquette Poster
A poster for your practice waiting area to inform patients and staff of correct cough etiquette.
- Which Mask and When
Additional guidance around the regulatory requirements around mask use and guidance on which mask to use, and when.
- Faecal-Oral Transmission of COVID-19
Additional guidance around potential faecal-oral transmission of COVID-19 and its impact on environmental cleaning.