Board's Guidelines for the Safe Transition Back to Practice & FAQs

June 26, 2021: Dental Services Section of the Proclamation of Disaster Emergency Expired

Governor Reynolds did not extend the dental services section of the Proclamation of Disaster Emergency.  The Board provided an update on the status of the proclamation with recommendations for practice here.  The following information is for historical reference.


Governor Reynolds issued a Proclamation of Disaster Emergency that allows dental offices to resume elective dental care statewide, at 5:00 a.m. on May 8, 2020.  The proclamation allows dental services to resume in Iowa in compliance with the Iowa Dental Board's Guidelines for the Safe Transition Back to Practice.  Please refer to the following guidelines and the FAQs to find information about the requirements to provide dental services during the COVID-19 response.

Iowa Dental Board Guidelines for the Safe Transition Back to Practice

Safe Transition Guidelines FAQ #1 - updated 5/12/2020

Safe Transition Guidelines FAQ #2 - updated 5/8/2020

Safe Transition Guidelines FAQ #3 - updated 5/15/2020

Revisions to Board's Guidelines for the Safe Transition Back to Practice

Revised Guidelines for the Safe Transition Back to Practice (clean copy) - updated 12/9/2020

Revised Guidelines for the Safe Transition Back to Practice (marked up copy) - updated 12/9/2020

Revised Guidelines - FAQ #4 - updated 12/9/2020


Last updated: 2/23/2022

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