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 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.

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.