I-3 Patient Vaccine Education (2020)

Policy Number: I-3

Policy Category: Dental Education Administration

The American student Dental Association supports compliance with current Center for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for vaccines. 

ASDA recommends that dental schools urge patients to follow CDC guidelines for vaccines. 

ASDA encourages dental schools to provide patient education on vaccines as a scientifically-proven safe and effective measure of preventing communicable diseases.