Infection Prevention & Control in Dental Settings

Current COVID-19 Interim Guidance

Find the most up-to-date information about infection prevention and control practices on CDC’s COVID-19 page, including CDC’s Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Dental Settings During the COVID-19 Response. These pages include information for the public and healthcare professionals, frequently asked questions and answers, and other helpful links.

CDC develops evidence-based recommendations to guide infection prevention and control practices in all settings in which dental treatment is provided.

This site includes guidelines and recommendations, frequently asked questions, resources to support the evaluation of and adherence to guidelines, and a glossary of terms.

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