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Flu Vaccine Recommendations
The combination of the seasonal flu and the COVID-19 pandemic has the potential to overwhelm the health care system. Thus, the MDS Board of Trustees has issued guidance strongly recommending that all dental professionals get the flu vaccine and that all dentists encourage their patients to get the flu vaccine.
Notifying Patients of PPE Fees
If your office is utilizing PPE fee code D1999 or charging a PPE fee, you must notify patients of the new charge before their appointment. It is recommended that you do this at the time of scheduling or prior to the appointment to ensure they are not surprised by the additional charge.
Diversity and Inclusion
The MDS stands with members of our communities, including our dentists and patients, who face injustice and racism in their day-to-day lives. Leadership is needed on this issue from all walks of life, including dentistry, if we as a society are going to achieve the change that we need.