Dental Products Report editorial director Noah Levine sits down with Chief Clinical Editor and Technology Editor Dr. John Flucke to discuss the planning Dr. Flucke is undertaking and the obstacles he's facing as he prepares to reopen his dental practice in Missouri.
Between changes in personal protective equipment, workflows, and more dental practices will look a lot different when they reopen following shutdowns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this video interview, Dental Products Report Editorial Director talks with Chief Clinical Editor and Technology Editor Dr. John Flucke as he prepares to reopen his practice to regular dental treatments after a month of seeing only emergency cases. Dr. Flucke outlines the struggles to acquire PPE, the challenges of practicing in different gear, making patients feel comfortable returning to a dental practice and more.
During the interview, Dr. Flucke mentions a checklist of sorts he put together for his staff outlining the changes in PPE and and workflows at his practice. An adapted version of that checklist appears here: