Dental Quality Assurance Commission

Covid-19 Resources



The Dental Quality Assurance Commission continues to appreciate the efforts of dentists in serving the public well by how they practice dentistry during this unprecedented challenge. Below is an updated list of resources.


Governor’s Proclamation 20-24.1

Governors Interpretive Statement for Proclamation 20-24


Department of Health (DOH)


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


U.S. Department of Labor (OSHA)


Organization for Safety Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP)


American Dental Association (ADA)


Washington State Dental Association (WSDA)


If dentists process rapid point-of-care tests in their office a medical test site license or waiver may be required. Please contact the Department of Health Medical Test Site program at


We urge all dentists to follow the above national and state recommendations during this pandemic. The Dental Quality Assurance Commission will take into consideration these national and state recommendations when evaluating disciplinary reports of dentists practicing below the standard of care.