Board Update: May 15, 2020
Iowa Dental Board Update
Week of May 11, 2020
FAQ #3: In response to questions related to the Board's Guidelines for the Safe Transition Back to Practice, we are publishing FAQ #3, which can be found here. Please review all guidelines and FAQ documents before reaching out to the board office.
KN95 Masks: The Board is aware of ongoing concerns related to KN95 masks. We encourage all practitioners to use caution and professional judgement related to KN95 masks. We have published additional information regarding half facepiece respirators in our FAQ #3, which is a suitable alternative to a respirator. Our first FAQ, additionally, contains information regarding 3D masks.
Temporary Licenses: This morning, the Board approved guidelines for temporary licenses for dental and dental hygiene students. These guidelines can be found here.
Board Committees: The Board is seeking applicants for its Anesthesia Credentials Committee and Continuing Education Committee. Click here for more details.