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The Rhode Island Dental Association (RIDA) is a professional organization of Rhode Island dentists dedicated to the service of the public and advancement of the profession through education, advocacy, and member services. We serve as our members' main source of information on oral health in Rhode Island. RIDA members have access to local, state and federal political advocacy, Continuing Education, marketing services and more. 

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ADA president: Reopening dental practices needs a team approach

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Dr. Chad P. Gehani encourages dentists to communicate with team, address concerns
As some dental practices begin plans to reopen and provide nonemergency care — as some states reopen following the direction of their state — the Association is urging dentists to have robust communication and engage their dental team members to address any concerns related to returning to work amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
   
“Good communication is the key to making patients and the dental team comfortable as they return to our offices,” said Dr. Chad P. Gehani, ADA president. “Dental team members who are confident that their office is keeping up with all appropriate prevention measures will convey that confidence to patients.”

Read full ADA president article.
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