June 8, 2021
“There does not appear to be a grave danger of being exposed to COVID-19 in dental settings, particularly as the pandemic is decelerating.”
This is what the ADA told the White House Office of Management and Budget during a June 1 meeting discussing the potential impact of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s draft COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard.
The Association added that dentists have experienced “exceptionally low monthly incidences of COVID-19” despite several regional and national spikes during OSHA’s study periods.
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