Partner Resources for COVID-19

During this difficult time, Dental Lifeline Network wanted to share resources from our partner organizations that might be helpful for other dental professionals. If your organization has a resource that you would like to see included, please contact Jennifer at jvenerable@dentallifeline.org.

 

For Dental Office Managers and Practice Administrators: The American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM) has a list of resources and downloadable forms for re-opening offices available here. 

 

For All Dental Professionals: Patient safety has and will always be every dentist’s highest priority. Extraordinary safety measures have been adopted at practices nationwide to protect patients from COVID-19. Please visit www.dentalsafety.care to learn more.

 

For Dentists: AGD has a number of free webinars for dentists to access here.

Other resources available at https://www.agd.org/coronavirus

 

The American Dental Association (ADA) has a variety of resources and news updates for dentists here.

 

The ADA has also released a Return to Work Toolkit to help dentists slowly re-open their offices to non-emergencies while keeping staff and patients safe. Click here to access the Toolkit.

 

For Dental Laboratory Owners and Technicians: In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, The National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) regularly updates their Facebook page (www.facebook.com/NADL1951) with relevant business updates regarding the impact of COVID-19 and has a host of additional resources and recorded webinars available on their website: https://nadl.org/news/.
 
The National Board for Certification (NBC) extended the grace period for CDTs and RGs to complete their continuing education to 90-days from a CDTs renewal deadline. This provides an additional three months beyond a CDTs or RGs given deadline to complete all continuing education requirements.
 
For the General Public: Guardian Life has released an instructional video on best practices for maintaining your oral health at home. Check it out here.