NDDA COVID-19 Information and Updates

June 24, 2020 - COVID-19 UPDATE: Limited PPE (KN95 masks) Courtesy of the NORTH DAKOTA DENTAL ASSOCIATION and ADA

May 15, 2020 - COVID-19 UPDATE: N95 Shortage at ND DoH, ND DoH Free N95 Decontamination Site, CDC Supports ADA Guidance, NDDA FAQs on OSHA Guidance

May 15, 2020 - COVID-19 UPDATE: NEW Reopening Offices Resources

May 6, 2020 - COVID-19 UPDATE: NEW Reopening Offices Resources

April 28, 2020 - COVID-19 UPDATE: Reopening Offices Resources

April 23, 2020 - COVID-19 Update: NDDA Board of Trustee Practice Reopening Statement

April 21, 2020 - COVID-19 UPDATE: ADA Interim PPE Guidelines and ADA Guidance on if Staff Tests Positive for COVID-19

April 17, 2020 - COVID-19 UPDATE: ADA PPE and Screening Protocols Forthcoming(ASAP), ND Medicaid COVID-19 Temporary Teledentistry Policy, NDDA Emergency PPE Contact, and Tentative Reopening Resources

April 17, 2020 - COVID-19 UPDATE: Executive Director’s Message on Office Reopening May 1, 2020

April 15, 2020 - COVID-19 UPDATE: NEW – NDBODE Recommendation Extended, NDBODE/NDDA Dental Office Reopening Task Force, and Forthcoming NDDA Reopening Practice Guidance

April 13, 2020 - COVID-19 UPDATE: Reminder NDBODE Meeting, NEW Emergency PPE Access Information, and NEW PPP Loan Guidance/Recommendations

April 10, 2020 - COVID-19 UPDATE: NDBODE Meeting, Business/Federal/State Directories, and Emergency PPE Access

April 10, 2020 - COVID-19 UPDATE: NDDA Member Emergency PPE(Including N95s) Access through State of North Dakota  

April 7, 2020 - NDDA Letter to Governor Burgum

April 3, 2020 - COVID-19 UPDATE: NDBODE Guidance, Business Resources, Business Directory, Member Communication      

April 3, 2020 – NDDA PPE Donation Drive   

March 20, 2020 - COVID-19 UPDATE: Business Relief Resources (Insurance, Finance, Human Resource, and Other Guidance)

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Need Help Managing Anxiety & Stress

Contact North Dakota Behavioral Health Division
   *  COVID-19 Resources 
   *  Disaster Distress Helpline 
          - Call 1-800-985-5990
          - Text TalkWithUs to 66746  
FirstLink 211
          - Dial 2-1-1  
          - Text your zipcode to 898-211 
National Alliance on Mental Illness – COVID-19 Information and Resources 
          - Call 1-800-950-6264 
Center for  Disease Control and Prevention – Manage Anxiety & Stress 
American Dental Association – Under Stress? We’re Here to Help                                                                           ______________________________                                     


To catch up on the latest COVID-19 webinars and on-demand video learning opportunities visit the ADA's website by clicking here. Resources for managing your practice during this crisis to caring for your staff or your own mental health, new events are added regularly. CE credit may be available for some courses. 

The North Dakota Dental Association (NDDA), The North Dakota Dental Hygienists' Association (NDDHA), and The North Dakota Dental Assistants Association (NDDAA) are proud to present Be Aware of Blind Spots: Patient Communication, OSHA & Infection Control. This two-part digital webinar event is designed to help you best communicate with your patient base and team members during these uncertain times, and plan for the safe reopening of your practice. Access webinar.

View On Demand Webinars

Other Resources

PPE Resources: Manufacturers, Suppliers, Counterfeit Listings, Fit-Testing and Decontamination Sites

Reopen Dental Office Post COVID-19: 10 Points to Consider
Battelle CCDS Process
Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination System
Battelle News Release
Steam Decontamination of N95 Masks

Patterson Dental - Practice Reopening Resources and Considerations

Henry Shien - Practice Startup Checklist After an Unplanned Extended Closure
Henry Shien - Practice Startup Checklist After a Planned Extended Closure

Dakota Pharmacy - Peroxide Therapy and Perio Tray Therapy

ND Smart Restart Guidelines

NDDoH – Essential Workplace Recommendations for COVID-19
NDDoH – Workplace Assessment for COVID-19
ND Unified Command – Fit Testing & Respirator Guidelines

​American Dental Association     
ADA - What ​Constitutes a Dental Emergency
ADA - How Do I Ethically See Patients During a Pandemic
ADA -  Interim Mask and Face Shield Guidelines
ADA  - Understanding Mask Types
ADA  - What to Do if Someone on Your Staff Tests Positive for COVID-19

North Dakota Board of Dental Examiners

North Dakota Department of Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
​CDC - Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Dental Settings During the COVID-19 Response

OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Dental Treatment Consent Form - Sample
COVID-19 Federal and State Resource Directory
COVID-19 Business Resource Directory