Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information Related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The University of Maryland School of Dentistry and the entire University of Maryland Baltimore campus are closely monitoring the rapidly changing developments involving Coronavirus (COVID-19).  We are in constant contact with and adhere to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines about COVID-19.  We ask that our patients of the School of Dentistry take note of the following information:

  • The School of Dentistry is doing a gradual reopening of clinic operations. The reopening of clinics will be done in stages. The School of Dentistry is making important safety-related changes, including enhanced air filtration and disinfection protocols, that exceed CDC guidelines for dental practices to ensure the safest environment for clinical care. Students, residents, faculty, and clinic support staff will begin reaching out to our patients of record.  Please continue to refer to this website for the latest updates and other announcements.
  • Emergency care will be available.  The School of Dentistry will continue to provide emergency care for all patients of record.
  • If you are a patient who has traveled to a country with a CDC Level 3 Travel Notice we ask that you self-isolate at home for at least 14 days from the time that you returned to this country.
  • Patients with the flu or flu-like symptoms (fever, coughing, difficulty breathing) should not come to the dental school and should reschedule their appointments to a later date after symptoms have cleared.
  • All events are canceled until further notice.
  • Faculty and Staff:  are available online and are being regularly updated.

The University of Maryland is regularly updating its Coronavirus information page with the latest information and recommendations to promote a safe and healthy environment for the university community.

Last updated: June 6, 2020

Information for Patients

  • Elective dental care at the School of Dentistry is suspended until about June 29th. The School of Dentistry is making important safety-related changes, including enhanced air filtration and disinfection protocols, that exceed CDC guidelines for dental practices to ensure the safest environment for clinical care.
  • Emergency care will be available.  The School of Dentistry will continue to provide emergency care for all patients of record. 
  • If you are a patient who has traveled to a country with a CDC Level 3 Travel Notice we ask that you self-isolate at home for at least 14 days from the time that you returned to this country.
  • Patients with the flu or flu-like symptoms (fever, coughing, difficulty breathing) should not come to the dental school and should reschedule their appointments to a later date after symptoms have cleared.
  • Patient parking is available at the Plaza and Grand garages. For more patient parking information, visit Driving Directions and Parking.

Information for Current and Prospective Students

Information for Faculty and Staff