COVID-19 Resources for Wisconsin Dentists

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its COVID-19 guidance for health care workers (including dental) on Sept. 23, 2022. Click here to read the latest guidance.

If you or a member of your dental team tests positive for COVID-19, you should also contact your local county health department to see if they have any county-specific protocols to follow.

Clinical and Safety

CDC: Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic (Updated Sept. 23, 2022)
CDC:  Interim Guidance for Managing Healthcare Personnel with SARS-CoV-2 Infection or Exposure to SARS-CoV-2 (Updated Sept. 23, 2022) 
ADA:  Indoor Mask Guidance for Dental Practice Public Spaces
ADA:  Infection Control in Your Dental Office
OSHA:  COVID-19 Control and Prevention – Dentistry Workers and Employers
CDC:  Recommendations for People with COVID-19 and COVID-19 Close Contacts (Updated Aug. 11, 2022) (Note: This is to be used when advising patients of protocols; dental healthcare personnel should follow this guidance specifically focused on those who work in healthcare settings.)
CDC:  CDC DentalCheck mobile app (Dental healthcare personnel can use the mobile application, CDC DentalCheck) to periodically assess practices in their facility and ensure they are meeting the minimum expectations for safe care.)


ADA:  Vaccines and your dental practice
WDA:  Information for Wisconsin dentists interested in administering vaccines
HHS:  Registration and information for dentists who want to vaccinate
DHS:  Wisconsin COVID-19 Vaccine Registry


Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation: COVID-19 Business Resources
ADA: SBA Loan Resources for Dentists

Student Loans

U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid Office: COVID-19 Emergency Relief and Federal Student Aid
Laurel Road: Thinking about refinancing your student loans during COVID-19? Read this.


MedPro Group: COVID-19 FAQs and Resources
WPS Health Insurance: What You Should Know about Coronavirus Disease 2019
West Bend Mutual Insurance: COVID-19 Resources
Professional Insurance Programs: Health Insurance FAQ

Mental Health

National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline – call, text or chat 988
ADA: COVID-19 Mental Health Resources
ADA and NAMI: The Ultimate Workplace Mental Health Toolkit
DHS: Resilient Wisconsin

WDA Coronavirus Update Archive (member login required)