ADA Says Dental Care Should Continue During Pandemic
At this point in time, the American Dental Association (ADA) firmly believes dental care can continue to be delivered safely. Dental care is essential health care.
Guidance recommended by the ADA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continue to safeguard the health of the public. Regular dental visits are important because treatment, as well as prevention of dental disease, helps keep people healthy.
To date, according to the CDC, there has been no documented transmission of COVID-19 in a clinical dental setting. Additionally, a study published in The Journal of the American Dental Association found the prevalence of COVID-19 among dentists to be less than one percent.
Read the full statement from ADA President, Dr. Daniel Klemmedson, at ada.org