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A person infected with Ebola is not considered contagious until symptoms appear. Due to the virulent nature of the disease, it is highly unlikely that someone with Ebola symptoms will seek dental care when they are severely ill. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the ADA Division of Science, dental professionals are advised to take a medical history, including a travel history from their patients with symptoms in which a viral infection is suspected.
This week, the ADA announced the release of CDT 2015. New books, training tools, and an app help dental professionals stay current on dental coding. Don't wait until it's too late – allow time for staff training before the codes go into effect on Jan. 1, 2015.