American Dental Association – Emergency Procedures – Guidelines for patients to understand when or when they should not make a dental appointment
US Census – Census 2020 The pandemic has highlighted the importance of support programs that are funded by federal dollars. We are continuing to push to make sure all kids and their families are counted. Visit my2020census.gov to fill out the questionnaire.
Public Health Guidance for Dental Professionals
American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) COVID-19 Updates for Dental Hygienists: This regularly updated resource provides information and guidance for dental hygienists regarding COVID-19.
American Dental Association (ADA) COVID-19 Recommendations: Recommendations (released March 16) that dentists nationwide postpone elective procedures in response to the spread of COVID-19.
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Donated Dental Services (DDS) – provides free, comprehensive dental treatment to our country’s most vulnerable people with disabilities or who are elderly or medically fragile. These are people who cannot afford necessary treatment and cannot get public aid. The program operates through a volunteer network of more than 15,000 dentists and 3,600 dental labs across the United States. [New Jersey Application – Due to lengthy wait lists applications are NOT being accepted in the following counties: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Mercer and Ocean.
NJ 211 Partnership –find solutions to personal needs by informing you of resources in your community like day care facilities, shelters, affordable housing units, social services, employment training programs, senior services, medical insurance, and more.