COVID-19: 4 tips every dentist should adopt in their practice
Wear your gear:
Use your surgical mask, gown and gloves at all times, and make sure to change them between patients.
Wash your hands often with soap and water, and use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
Sterilize instruments and devices frequently.
Let your patients know that you are practicing these precautions as a routine part of your practice and that your precautions are in compliance with CDC and WHO guidelines.
Discuss the current outbreak with your staff and develop a consistent message. Unified standard precautions keeps everyone safe.
Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO and CDC website and through your national and local public health authority