Governor Cuomo’s most recent executive order, announced yesterday, changes the recommendation that dental offices only respond to emergency services to a NYS mandate.

Governor Cuomo’s most recent executive order, announced March 20, changes the recommendation that dental offices only respond to emergency services to a NYS mandate.

 As of this Monday, March 23 you will be in violation if you are treating anything but emergencies in your office and can be subject to a fine.

 Resources for the following items can be found at nysdental.org/covid19

  •  The ADA guidance on what to consider dental emergencies and non-emergency dental care
  • Additional information regarding insurance coverage issues

You are all working very hard under extremely difficult circumstances to provide the best care for your patients. NYSDA will continue to help you as we work hard to bring you the latest regulations and guidance which changes minute by minute.

Please keep checking our website, nysdental.org/covid19, for the most current updates.

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