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May 12, 2020 News DentistryNews

Costs of Reopening Adding Up for Dentists, Could Lead to Fee Increases

by CBC News

Manitoba’s dentists are trying to reopen their practices after being closed for several weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic, but increased safety measures come with added costs, supply chain issues, and less capacity to treat patients. “It’s a much more

May 8, 2020 News DentistryNews

Reopening of Quebec Dental Clinics is Stymied by Confusion and Fear

by Montreal Gazette

Confusing directives on how to safely treat patients and a lack of protective equipment are preventing dentists from taking care of thousands of clients and hampering their return to regular practice, Quebec dentists say. The work of dentists, dental surgeons

May 7, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Calgary Patients Quick to Get Appointments as Province Moves to Expand Dental Care Amid COVID-19

by Global News

As of May 4, dentists in Alberta have been able to provide urgent dental care in addition to emergent care as COVID-19 restrictions ease. The change to accommodate more patients is welcome news for Eric Tse. He said he has

May 4, 2020 News DentistryNews

Dentists Advised Non-Urgent, Elective Services Remain Suspended in Manitoba

by Winnipeg Sun

As Manitoba begins to ease restrictions on non-urgent surgery and diagnostic procedures and therapeutic and medical services on Monday, the Manitoba Dental Association is strongly advising its members that all in-person non-urgent and elective dental services should remain suspended until

May 2, 2020 News DentistryNews

Interim IPC Guidelines Related to COVID-19 Management in Manitoba Effective May 4, 2020

by Manitoba Dental Association

On April 29, 2020 the Province of Manitoba released “Restoring Safe Services – Manitoba’s Pandemic and Economic Roadmap for Recovery.” Manitoba provincial public health authorities have recognized that the province is emerging out of the COVID19 Pandemic Phase and into

May 1, 2020 News DentistryNews

dentalcorp Charity Poker Classic – Raise your Pots for Canadians on the Front Line

by dentalcorp

Join us and ‘raise your pots’ for Canadians on the front line On Friday, May 8, we will be hosting our inaugural dentalcorp Charity Poker Classic at 6 pm ET. This tournament is open to all Canadians* Share it with

April 30, 2020 News DentistryNews

“Settle Time” After an Aerosol Generating Medical Procedure (AGMP)

by The College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan

What is “Settle Time”? The “settle time” is the amount of time needed to remove infectious airborne organisms from room air (e.g., TB, chicken pox) or infectious aerosols that may be created during an AGMP. This begins when the source

April 29, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

‘It’s Been Hell’: COVID-19 Restrictions Leave Woman With Broken Tooth and in Pain

by CBC News

On the very day Nova Scotia shut most dental clinics due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Jennifer Allen bit into a carrot and broke a back tooth. A month later, she’s still in pain. The Halifax woman called her dentist in March

April 28, 2020 News DentistryNews

Guidance on Emergency and Urgent Care During COVID-19


The Government of Ontario has declared a State of Emergency and issued an Emergency Order, closing all non-essential businesses. Health care and social services have been identified as essential businesses and regulated health professionals, including dentists, are permitted to provide

April 28, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Will Saskatchewan Residents Flock to Dental Offices When They Reopen in May?

by CBC News

If you open it, will they come? The Saskatchewan government’s plan to gradually restart the economy is set to launch next month. Will the public rush back to campgrounds, eye appointments and flower shops? In Germany and other countries that

April 27, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Dentists Say PPE Shortage, ‘Aerosol’ Concerns Could Delay Reopening of Services

by CBC News

Saskatchewan dentists say shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) and challenges with managing airborne particles from dental work could delay the return of routine services beyond May 4. The provincial government announced Thursday that medical services, including dental clinics, will

April 27, 2020 News DentistryNews

Dentistry & Coronavirus Pandemic Strategy – Special Webinar Invitation

by EMC Dental

Special Webinar Invitation Monday, April 27th @ 1pm E.T. Dear Colleague, As the Coronavirus pandemic continues, the world of dentistry is changing quickly. This is a confusing time to be a Dentist – the practice is closed, team members are

April 24, 2020 News DentistryNews

Saskatchewan First Province to Unveil Comprehensive Plan to Reopen Economy

by The Globe and Mail

Saskatchewan has laid out a detailed, comprehensive plan to reopen its economy, the first province in the country to do so. The plan, laid out in five phases, will start on May 4, with the resumption of non-essential medical procedures,

April 24, 2020 News DentistryNews

New Dean for Hardvard’s School of Dental Medicine

by The Harvard Gazette

William V. Giannobile, an educator and leader in the field of periodontology and an internationally recognized scholar in oral regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, and precision medicine, has been named dean of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM). The appointment

April 7, 2020 News DentistryNews

Continuity of Care – COVID-19 Update


The College has received a large number of calls from patients who believe they may have a dental emergency but cannot find a dentist to see them. In some cases, their regular dentist has closed the office and left a

March 27, 2020 News DentistryNews

Pandemic Coverage: The Big Unknown for Dentists

by Canadian Underwriter

Are Canadian dentists covered for business interruption or commercial liability arising from the COVID-19 pandemic? That is open to question right now for some existing policies. What seems clear is that if a dentist wants to buy a new policy

November 12, 2019 Feature DentistryOral HealthProsthodontics

Patient-Centred Approach To Dentistry: Essential. Inevitable. Achievable

by John P. Zarb, BA, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C); Michelle Ryckman; Steve Bongard, DDS; David Powell, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C)

Introduction Aclinical career in dentistry provides a multitude of experiences that consolidate what we learn during our formal training. As clinicians, we have the privilege of taking care of our patient family. This is an honour we don’t take lightly.

October 24, 2019 News DentistryNews

University At Buffalo To Welcome First Female American Indian Dentist

by University at Buffalo

Jessica Ann Rickert, DDS, will visit the University at Buffalo to share her journey in becoming the first female American Indian dentist in the world. During the event, “Change Perceptions… Go Beyond Expectations,” Rickert will also address the alarming shortage

August 6, 2019 News DentistryNews

dentalcorp Announces Formation Of New Advisory Council

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp, Canada’s leading network of dental clinics, is pleased to announce today its new Advisory Council, comprised of industry-leading dentists and practice leaders from across the country. The council was established to help shape dentalcorp’s overall strategic direction and define network best-practices

August 5, 2019 News DentistryNews

Mark Wahlberg To Speak At ADA FDI 2019

by World Dental Congress

The ADA FDI World Dental Congress is thrilled to announce Oscar-nominated actor and producer Mark Wahlberg as keynote speaker of the ADA FDI 2019 Opening Ceremony and General Session. Wahlberg, a committed philanthropist, founded The Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation in