Managing Masks

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COVID-19-driven mask shortages are impacting dental practices in Australia and internationally.

The ADA is working with suppliers on an ongoing basis to assist you to source masks. The ADA recommends putting in place measures to conserve the masks you have left while ensuring the safety of all involved.

These pages provide advice around managing mask stock and appropriate mask use.
  • Masks - FAQs

    Answers to the most frequently asked questions about masks.

  • Conserving mask stock

    A range of ADA-recommended measures that can be used to conserve your remaining masks you have left while ensuring that you, your staff, and your patients are kept safe.

  • Which mask and when

    An outline of the regulatory requirements around mask use and guideance on which mask to use, and when.