If you missed the webinars related to COVID-19 on Infection Control and Preventive Care or Teledentistry you can view the recordings and download the slides. You will also have the option to earn CE credits upon completion of these webinars.

The DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement and the Organization for Safety Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP)
Best Practices for Dental Clinics

 

What We Do

The DentaQuest Partnership is lending its expertise to a taskforce of nationally recognized dental infection prevention and safety subject matter experts convened by OSAP. The taskforce has two aims:  

 

  • Put current guidance and regulations from ADA, OSHA and the CDC into a series of practical resources for dental care personnel  
  • Produce easy-to-understand, consumer-facing communications about new safety measures and what patients can expect when they go back to the dentist 

 

How We Do It

The taskforce will review and compile current ADA, ADHA, and CDC guidelines, as well as OSHA regulations. This information, will include guidance on:  

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Best Practices and Tools for Infection Control in Dental Settings 

A compilation of current regulations, guidance and practice tips assembled by national and international dental infection prevention experts. These leaders completed an extensive review and developed straightforward instructions addressing all the major aspects of safely reopening a dental practice. Developed for dental clinicians, front office staff and other personnel the guide has two sections, a practical checklist, and a companion resources/tools section.

Employee Screening Log for COVID-19 
A straightforward checklist to ensure you and your office stay safe as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. 
Dental PPE Donning/Doffing Checklist 
An assessment tool to prevent self-contamination during procedures likely to generate splashing or spattering of blood or other body fluids.  
COVID-19 Patient Triage Questions 
A list of 12 basic questions you can customize to fit your practice.  

 

Dental Patient Care in the Era of COVID-19

An easy-to-read guide for patients to understand what to expect before, during and after their dental appointment. This tool was created to help patients make informed decisions about their oral health care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Webinar: Best Practices for Re-Opening Dental Clinics: Evolving and Adapting (Earn CE credit)

Presenter: Karen Gregory, RN, Director of Compliance & Education & Board of Directors, Total Medical Compliance & OSAP

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Press Release

Read how the DentaQuest Partnership and OSAP aim to support dentists and dental consumers by developing and disseminating best practices as dental care settings reopen for routine care following COVID-19 stay-at-home orders.   

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Podcast

Karen Gregory, RN, Director of Compliance & Education & Board of Directors, Total Medical Compliance & OSAP discusses how the operational tool for reopening dental clinics was created to cut through the clutter of all the guidance and to provide a concise resource with checklists for infection control, PPE and more.

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