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ADA encourages all dental professionals to be vaccinated

While the ADA is not calling for a nationwide vaccination mandate, we are urging state and local dental societies to consider all the public health strategies available to them

ADA encourages all dental professionals to be vaccinated

The ADA has strongly encouraged dentists to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and is following CDC vaccination guidelines, but it has not called for a mandate, Today reported. While survey data show most dentists have been vaccinated, states that have issued vaccination mandates for health care workers may not include dentists in private practice. "While the ADA is not calling for a nationwide vaccination mandate, we are urging state and local dental societies to consider all the public health strategies available to them, based on the exposure risks in their area," the ADA said in a statement.

Full Story: Today (8/19)

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