COVID-19 and Dentistry: Why Doesn’t the CDC Recommend Rubber Dam Isolation?

Why don’t the current recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control mention use of rubber dam isolation? Dr. Marcelo Araujo and Dr. Mia Geisinger discuss why they believe the CDC does not currently include this recommendation, and how they expect guidance provided by the CDC, ADA and other organizations to change as new data becomes available

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Please note: The information presented in this video was accurate as of April 7, 2020. Because of the ever-changing nature of both COVID-19 and healthcare recommendations, information in this video is subject to change. For the latest updates about COVID-19, visit

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