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COVID-19 Screening and Testing Questions & Answers

Published on May 11, 2020

On May 8, 2020 the Virginia Board of Dentistry voted that screening dental patients for COVID-19 was within the scope of practice of dentistry.

Dental practices must be able to identify COVID-19 infected dental patients for the safety of all patients and staff. Dental practices performing FDA-approved and Emergency Use Authorized COVID-19 screening tests could be valuable to this effort. Read this FAQ on screening and testing.

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Virginia Board of Dentistry | Contact the Board
Jamie C. Sacksteder, Executive Director
Margaret F. Lemaster, RDH, Board President