CDC DentalCheck Mobile App
Find the most up-to-date information about infection prevention and control practices on CDC’s COVID-19 page, including CDC’s Infection Control Guidance for Healthcare Professionals about Coronavirus (COVID-19), which is applicable to all U.S. settings where healthcare is delivered, including dental settings. For more information, see CDC Updates COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control Guidance.
Dental health care personnel can use the mobile application, CDC DentalCheck, to periodically assess practices in their facility and ensure they are meeting the minimum expectations for safe care.
- Check Yes/No to acknowledge adherence to office policies or observed practices.
- Review basic infection prevention principles and link to full recommendations and source documents for dental health care settings.
- Export or save results and notes for records management.
The infection prevention coordinator and other staff trained in infection prevention are encouraged to use this app at least annually to assess the status of their administrative policies and practices, and also engage in direct observation of personnel and patient-care practices. This app is developed directly from the Infection Prevention Checklist for Dental Settings (fillable form) pdf icon[PDF – 884 KB].
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