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March 30, 2020 News Oral Health

Paid Transform the way you work

by GC America

Welcome to the future of composite restoratives For patients seeking the most esthetic restorations for their smile, dentists know that composite is the way to go. Now, you can achieve the esthetic results your patients desire with the durability and

March 30, 2020 News NewsOral Health

COVID-19 Update – Request from Ministry of Health

by RCDSO

The Ministry of Health is asking you to share ventilators and other medical supplies and equipment to support Ontario’s health care system in treating COVID-19. The critical need is for standard ventilators, emergency transport ventilators, anesthesia gas machines capable of providing

March 27, 2020 News NewsOral Health

COVID-19 – Emergency Screening of Dental Patients Using Teledentistry

by RCDSO

The following provides direction for Ontario dentists on the acceptable use of teledentistry during the current State of Emergency. It does not authorize the use of teledentistry in any other setting or circumstance. PDF version available here. What is teledentistry? Teledentistry

March 27, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Cancelled: FDI World Dental Congress 2020 in Shanghai

by FDI

Open letter from FDI President Dr Gerhard K. Seeberger and Executive Director Mr Enzo Bondioni regarding the FDI World Dental Congress 2020 in Shanghai  Dear colleagues and friends, The world is going through a very challenging time as a result

March 26, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Oral Science Hosts Live Free Webinar on 5 Essential Hygiene Solutions

by Oral Science

Let’s make the most of this downtime and challenge ourselves to expand our knowledge. Please join our Oral Health Consultant and RDH Lucy Pavao for a 1 hour webinar LIVE on Instagram and Facebook Wednesday April 1st at 1PM EST.

March 25, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19 as a Dentist in Canada (Updated Regularly)

by Oral Health

Due to the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, Oral Health has compiled a list of all updates pertaining to the dental industry in Canada that have been shared on our website for your convenience. This article will be updated regularly.

March 24, 2020 News NewsOral Health

B.C. Dentist Dies After Attending Dental Conference with COVID-19 Outbreak

by Global News

A B.C. dentist who attended a Vancouver dental conference at the centre of a novel coronavirus outbreak in the city has died of suspected COVID-19 complications, Global News has learned. Dr. Denis Vincent of North Vancouver attended the Pacific Dental

March 24, 2020 News NewsOral Health

The Race to Get Personal Protective Equipment to Health Care Workers

by Maclean's

On Friday, Dr. Michael Warner, an ICU physician at Toronto’s Michael Garron Hospital, started calling the city’s veterinary clinics, looking for animal ventilators that could be repurposed for people with COVID-19. By Saturday, he realized that ventilators were no longer

March 23, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Guidance On True Emergency Situations During COVID-19 Pandemic

by RCDSO

The College strongly recommends all non-essential and elective dental services are suspended immediately. Emergency treatment should continue. What is a “true emergency situation”? In dentistry, a “true emergency situation” includes oral-facial trauma, significant infection, prolonged bleeding or pain which cannot

March 20, 2020 News NewsOral Health

‘Unbelievable’: Some Sask. Dentists Outraged Province’s State of Emergency Doesn’t Ban Optional Dentistry

by CBC News

The province’s chief medical health officer says optional dental work will not be banned in Saskatchewan, despite the province having declared a state of emergency and suspended all optional hospital medical procedures. Some experts and dentists had asked chief medical health officer

March 20, 2020 News NewsOral Health

MouthWatch TeleDent™ Helps Dental Practices Maintain Patient Contact During ADA’s “Urgent Care Only” Recommendations

by Marley

Designed to Keep the Dentist in Teledentistry, TeleDent Keeps Dental Offices Working While Flattening the Curve for COVID-19 MouthWatch, LLC recently announced that the latest software upgrades to its TeleDent all-in one teledentistry platform can help dental offices effectively deliver

March 19, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Coronavirus: Alberta Dental Association Suspends All Non-Emergent Treatment, Services

by Global News

Dentists in Alberta can now only provide emergency treatment to patients as coronavirus cases and concerns continue to rise in the province. The Alberta Dental Association and College said in a notice on Tuesday that it was suspending all non-emergent treatments and services

March 19, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Regular Dental Services Suspended Immediately in N.L.

by CBC News

All dental appointments in Newfoundland and Labrador are cancelled effective immediately, unless it is an emergency. Paul O’Brien, the provincial dental board’s registrar, sent a letter to dental clinics Monday afternoon telling them it was time to shut the doors

March 19, 2020 News NewsOral Health

How Dentists are Trying to Flatten the Curve of the COVID-19 Virus in Manitoba

by CTV News

Restrictions continue to be put in place in effort to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 virus, and on Tuesday the Manitoba Dental Association gave a statement urging dentists to take action to minimize the spread, though some dental centres

March 18, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Non-Essential Dental Work Postponed in Kamloops and B.C.

by Jeff Andreas, Radio NL

A dental conference in Vancouver, where a person tested positive for COVID-19, is interrupting dental services across BC including right here in Kamloops. All non-essential treatments are being postponed until further notice with a lot of unknowns about when operations

March 17, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Thousands of Attendees at Vancouver Dental Conference Told to Self-Isolate Immediately

by CBC News

Nearly 15,000 people who attended a dental conference in Vancouver in early March have been told to self-isolate immediately by B.C.’s provincial health officer who said multiple cases of coronavirus have been traced to the event. On Monday, Dr. Bonnie Henry said 30 additional

March 17, 2020 News NewsOral Health

UPDATED: Managing Records Necessary for Sterilization of Instruments and Devices

by Oral Health

Authors correction to article: In the article in the Feb. 2020 issue, “Managing Records Necessary for Sterilization of Instruments and Devices”, there was an error that requires clarification.  On page 61 of the issue, a statement was made about SteriLog™

March 17, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Are You Prepared for COVID-19?

by TGNA

The spread of the COVID-19 has been the dominating the news and it is important for practice owners and teams to prepare to respond as it continues to develop both in Canada and globally. Here are ways you can take

March 13, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Possible COVID-19 Exposure at Dental Conference in Vancouver, Health Officials Warn

by CTV News

A dental conference in Vancouver may have been the site of COVID-19 exposure earlier this month, local health authorities are warning. Vancouver Coastal Health said Thursday that a person who attended the Pacific Dental Conference on March 6 recently tested

March 13, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Introducing CPAC’s New RH-Pro9 Medium-Capacity Sterilizer

by CPAC Equipment, Inc.

CPAC’s RapidHeat™ family of waterless tabletop sterilizers have been expanded with the introduction of the RH-Pro9 Medium-Capacity tabletop sterilizer. With a smaller tabletop footprint, the RH-Pro9 produces the same high-level sterilization that is expected from using FDA Cleared “High-Velocity Hot