It is well documented how those in the dental industry should cope the COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”) outbreak. Some useful links:
It seems obvious that dentists, dental hygienists and oral surgeons are among the most at risk of catching coronavirus. It’s difficult to keep your distance when working on patients, particularly as the virus appears to be carried vi an aerosol mechanism!
Aside from safety concerns, there are also the economic impact for the practice as well as individuals working in the practice. Practices have closed temporarily, reduced hours, and limited patient visits.
DHConenct.biz may be able to help in terms of temporary staffing needs, for both dentists who must replace quarantined hygienists and choose to remain open, as well as for hygienists whose primary practice has decided to either cut back hours or close completely.
Above all, be safe, follow recommended practices and precautions, and godspeed through these challenging, and unprecedented, times.