Dental Restrictions back to Level 1
The Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) have lowered dental restrictions to level 1, as of 8th May 2020.
Level 1 permits all dental procedures to be undertaken with standard precautions for patients who do not meet epidemiological or clinical symptom criteria for COVID-19 infection transmission.
All Patients will be asked screening questions regarding:
Overseas travel in the past two weeks
Contact with a known or suspected COVID-19 case in the past two weeks
Resided in or visited a known high-risk area with a cluster of cases
Recently tested for COVID-19
Demonstrated any of the following symptoms: fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, fatigue, other respiratory symptoms, recent loss of smell/taste