Six top tips for mitigating risk in Dentistry
COVID-19 has significantly changed the priorities for mitigating risk in your practice, and many dentists are now going above and beyond to reduce risk and protect their patients, “simply following guidelines [is] considered a bare minimum requirement” (https://www.dentistryiq.com/dentistry/article/14186176/how-4-dental-practices-are-creatively-mitigating-covid19-risk-and-gaining-patients-in-the-process) To effectively mitigate risk for COVID-19, it’s worth considering your patient workflow and easy things you can put into place to ensure that your patients are as safe as possible.
- Video consulting
- Air filtration
- Patient evaluations
- Reinforce hygiene
- Train and learn
- Engage with the dental community