06 May Guidelines on Emergency and Urgent Treatment from ADA&C (Alberta Dental Association & College)
The ADA&C is providing the following information for members to use as a resource in addition to appropriate clinical judgment on making decisions to provide care for emergency and urgent treatment, effective May 4, 2020.
It is appropriate to provide needed care, that if left untreated, becomes a more significant burden on our health care resources and significantly compromises patient health. The need for this emergent and urgent care must be weighed against the risk of exposure to patients, staff and dentists.
In the interest of the health and safety of both patients and providers, the following guidelines are provided.