The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the NC Area Health Education Center (AHEC) are partnering in a free webinar series, DHHS COVID-19 Guidance for Dental Professionals, designed to support dental providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A recording, presentation and transcript for each webinar is available under the NC DHHS and NC AHEC Guidance for Dental Professionals Section on the NC AHEC Reoccurring Webinar Series webpage.
June 24, 2020: HVAC Overview and Updated Respiratory Guidance
Webinar focuses on HVAC usage (including HEPA filtration) and updates on dental respiratory protection.
June 10, 2020: Guidance for Dental Settings During the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Response
Webinar focuses on OSHA and CDC dental practice guidelines and respiratory protection.
May 20, 2020: OSHA and CDC Recommendations and PPE Guidance; Temporary Medicaid Policy Revisions
Webinar focuses on OSHA and CDC dental practice guidelines and PPE. This webinar also includes a review of North Carolina Medicaid and NC Health Choice teledentistry services and the expansion of covered silver diamine fluoride and fluoride varnish services.
May 6, 2020: Guidance for Dental Professionals and NC Medicaid Non-Surgical Caries Management
Webinar focuses on interim dental guidelines and discuss approaches to maintain our patient’s oral health while also limiting viral exposure through non-surgical caries management. This webinar concludes with information about the expansion of Medicaid and NC Health Choice covered silver diamine fluoride and fluoride varnish services.
April 22, 2020: ADA and CDC Recommendations and NC Medicaid Teledentistry Services
Webinar focuses on ADA and CDC dental practice guidelines and Medicaid and NC Health Choice teledentistry services.
Additional webinars will be posted on the NC AHEC Reoccurring Webinar Series webpage when announced.