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ADA Health Policy Institute

Economic Impact of COVID-19 on the Dental Care Sector: Insights from Data for Week of September 21

(September 2020 - 16 min)

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In this recording, we provide an update on our latest COVID-19 impact data, including patient volume, dental staff payment status, and PPE supplies. This recording also features the questions of the week for Wave 14:

  • Dentists' assessment of the prevalence of certain conditions such as cracked teeth, caries, and bruxism before the pandemic versus now.
  • What measures dentists have taken to maintain the financial stability of their practice such as borrowing money, reducing employee hours, and raising fees.