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July 3, 2020 News News

COVID-19 Offers Tax Savings Opportunities

by DCY Professional Corporation Chartered Professional Accountants

UTILIZE TAX LOSSES Tax losses generally fall into two categories: non-capital losses and capital losses. Non-capital losses arise from normal business operations (i.e. where deductible dental practice expenses exceed dental revenues). Capital losses arise when you sell assets such as

July 3, 2020 News DentistryNews

Three-Quarters of Dentists, Optometrists Worried About Financial Viability: CFIB

by Calgary Herald

Private-sector health professionals such as dentists, optometrists and naturopaths have been hit hard by COVID-19 and remain deeply worried about the future of their businesses, according to new research from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business. The CFIB surveyed businesses

July 3, 2020 News DentistryNews

Nationwide Survey of Over 275 Consumers Reveals Seeing Their Dentist After COVID-19 Lockdown is More Important Than Getting a Haircut

by Lanmark360

The survey results also identify key drivers and barriers that impact their decisions to resume dental care visits Lanmark360, a full-service healthcare agency with deep experience in the dental space announces the immediate availability of key consumer insights regarding their

July 3, 2020 News DentistryNews

Understanding Personal Protective Equipment

by DIAC

What is the difference between a mask and a respirator? There are several different types of masks and respirators. Dependent upon the type of procedure, either a mask or respirator will be indicated. Medical Face Masks Help prevent biological particles

July 2, 2020 News DentistryNews

Guidelines for Emergency and Urgent Dental Care in Yukon

by Government of Yukon

Dentists and dental care professionals are at a higher risk of contracting COVID-19 due to their occupation. In response to this risk, on the recommendation of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Yukon government limited Yukon dental care to

July 2, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Covid-19 Isn’t Keeping Americans from the Dentist, DentalPlans.com Survey Reveals

by DentalPlans.com

Nearly 90% of respondents to a new survey by DentalPlans.com, a leading online marketplace for dental savings plans, said they will go to the dentist despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as long as safety precautions are in place. Of those

July 2, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Singapore-Based Dental 3D Printing Startup, Structo, Starts Production of Millions of Pre-Sterilized Nasopharyngeal Testing Swabs

by Structo

Structo has produced 1 million pre-sterilized nasopharyngeal (NP) testing swabs to be delivered to customers in Singapore The Company is scaling up to produce 1 million pre-sterilized NP testing swabs per week, making it the leading producer of pre-sterilized NP

July 1, 2020 News NewsOral Health

The Evolution in Viral Control with Cold & Flu Guard Oral & Nasal Spray

by Oral Science

WEBINAR: THE EVOLUTION IN VIRAL CONTROL WITH COLD & FLU GUARD ORAL & NASAL SPRAY by Dr. Michael Glogauer Today, feeling sick isn’t an option. Today, we have heightened sensitivity to virus infection and control. This new reality is the

July 1, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

COVID-19 Fee Appears on Bills at the Dentist and Some Businesses in Ottawa

by CTV News

As businesses and services such as dentists, mechanic shops and salons reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic; some places are passing on the cost of personal protective equipment to customers. Not everyone is happy about having to pay the extra fees.

July 1, 2020 News DentistryNews

‘It Doesn’t Make Any Sense’: Quebec Just Relaxed its COVID-19 Rules for Dentists, Alarming Some

by CTV News

Quebec relaxed its COVID-19 rules for dentists on Friday, but some dentists say the move causes more stress than relief and that it’s coming too soon. “It doesn’t make any sense with regard to the patients that I’m seeing on

July 1, 2020 News DentistryNews

Dentist Sounds Alarm as Burnaby Care Home Closes In-House Clinic

by BurnabyNow

A dentist is worried the closure of her twice-weekly clinic at a Burnaby long-term care home will lead to a decline in overall health for the seniors who live there. Dr. Jain has operated the clinic at the George Derby

June 30, 2020 News NewsOral Health

American Association of Endodontists Launches Dedicated Newsroom Website

by American Association of Endodontists

The American Association of Endodontists, the dental specialty organization representing more than 8,000 members, today announced it has launched a Newsroom website designed with the media and public in mind. The sleek new site serves as a meaningful way to

June 30, 2020 News DentistryNews

AAPD, AAPD Foundation, and Henry Schein to Help Enhance Access to Dental Care for Children by Providing PPE to AAPD Members

by AAPD

In the largest single commitment in its 33-year history, the AAPD Foundation has allocated up to $1.6 million to provide all AAPD members with one 50-count box supply of KN95 masks, in a joint collaboration between the Foundation and the

June 30, 2020 News News

USask Researchers to Develop Saliva-Based COVID-19 Home Testing Kit

by Yorkton This Week

University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers are part of two COVID-19-related projects awarded major federal funding today—one to develop a unique saliva-based test for COVID-19 detection and the other to track COVID-19 incidence rates among Canadian dentists. The Canadian Institutes of

June 30, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Discovery Could Lead to Stronger Dental Fillings

by British Dental Journal

An international group of researchers led by Professor Owen Addison from King’s College London has been able to close a gap in the knowledge of photo-activated resin-based composites, commonly used in medical and dental applications. In a recent paper published

June 29, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Dentists Work to Clear Backlog After Months-Long Closures

by Darron Kloster, Times Colonist

Dentists are busy catching up on backlogs of patients as pandemic restrictions lift across the region. Some patients due for general cleanings and checkups might have to wait longer as dentists attend to those in extreme pain or who had

June 29, 2020 News DentistryNews

Oral Science Accelerates Plans for U.S. Retail Expansion After Fruitful ECRM Conference

by Oral Science, Cision

Dental health innovator, Oral Science is looking to further their retail expansion into the United States following a successful round of interviews at last month’s ECRM conference. The Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM) Conference enables both established and up-and-coming brands to meet

June 29, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Medicom Announces UK Mask Manufacturing Facility in Alliance with British Government

by Medicom

The Medicom Group, (“Medicom”), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of medical and respiratory masks, has announced the further expansion of its global footprint with the plan to open a new mask manufacturing facility in the United Kingdom this year. Established as Medicom

June 29, 2020 News News

Opencare Partners with Michele Romanow’s Medical Supply Company to Tackle the PPE Shortage Impacting the Dental Industry Across Ontario

by Opencare, Cision

While dentists offices in Ontario are allowed to open for in-person care for non-essential, and elective services, many are slow to do so, due to PPE shortages. To help its patients get back to oral health sooner and safely, Opencare announces its partnership with Michele

June 26, 2020 News News

Dentsply Sirona Inc. Wins Summary Judgment Against Edge Endo and US Endodontics in Patent Infringement Case

by Dentsply Sirona

DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. (“Dentsply Sirona”) (Nasdaq: XRAY), The Dental Solutions Company, today announced that on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, in a ruling by Judge Joseph F. Bataillon, held that