Oral Health Group

CAUT Health and Safety Fact Sheet

June 9, 2020
by DCY

Many dental offices and their team members will be performing more hand scaling and root planning to minimize aerosol generating procedures.

Dentists and their team members: Consider the exercises HERE to reduce the likelihood of injury, subject to their medical doctor’s advice.

Dentists: Consider enrolling their office for workers compensation insurance. This will cost the dentist money as premiums are a percentage of their payroll, which is estimated to be 1.36%. However, given the increased chance of injury in the workplace, it maybe a reasonable cost to incur.

To view more COVID-19 news as it pertains to the dental profession, please click here. 

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