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Patients in Pain, Dentists in Distress: In a Pandemic, the Problem with Teeth

April 14, 2020 by Washington Post

The pain was going to be worth it. Easter Brown opened her mouth as wide as she could as a dentist yanked out the seven teeth she had left. At 77 years old, she was finally going to get a…

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COVID-19 Update for CDHA Members

April 14, 2020 by CDHA

Urgent request for Volunteers to Assist with COVID-19 from Dr. Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer CDHA received a letter from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) asking to reach out to our members with this call for assistance.…

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P.E.I. Dentists Adapting to COVID-19, Preparing for New Normal After Pandemic

April 13, 2020 by CBC News

Dentists have always had infection control guidelines in place, but COVID-19 is putting the regular operations of the profession on pause, says dentist and Dental Council of P.E.I. registrar Dr. Maurice Coady. Dental offices across the Island have been closed…

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Nova Scotia Emergency Dental Clinics Following Strict Guidelines During Coronavirus Pandemic

April 13, 2020 by Global News

Dental clinics were among some of the first places to be shut down in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19. Public Health officials singled out the practice due to its high risk of spreading droplet-spread viruses like COVID-19.…

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Second Week of HPI Polling Shows Dentists’ Response to COVID-19

April 13, 2020 by ADA News

The second round of results from the ADA Health Policy Institute poll on the impact of COVID-19 on dental practices showed significant financial impact, with collections for the vast majority of dentists less than 5% of what is typical in…

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Some Alberta Dentists Offering Non-Emergency Care Despite COVID-19 Public Health Orders

April 9, 2020 by Edmonton Journal

Some dental offices in Alberta are defying COVID-19 orders from the province and the body that regulates dentists to only offer services in emergencies. In a Tuesday memo sent to members of the Alberta Dental Association and College, the regulator said it…

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How To Do a Patient Video Message

April 8, 2020 by Transitions Group

The importance of addressing and communicating with your patients today is more critical than ever. Isolation can feel depressing, and the fear of the unknown only makes it worse. Now is the time to let your patients know that you are there…

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How to Stay Fit During Self-Quarantine

April 8, 2020 by Dr. Workout

The state of lockdown stops people from working out and exercising in their normal routine. People are spending most of the time at home and their outdoor activities have stopped completely. In this case, they not only affect their physical…

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Henry Schein Opens Registration for Virtual Wellness Symposium on Delivering ‘Best Practices for Better Practices’ Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

April 7, 2020 by Henry Schein

More Than One Dozen Experts to Discuss What Dental and Medical Health Care Practice Owners Need to Know Now Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) announced today its latest virtual resource to help dental and medical practice owners navigate the COVID-19…

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Government Help for Business Owners During Covid-19: A Summary

April 7, 2020 by Michelle Schriver, Advisor's Edge

The federal government is rolling out a massive aid package for businesses affected by Covid-19, including billions in wage subsidies and credit. See the table below for a summary of the programs available to business owners during the pandemic. The…

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Continuity of Care – COVID-19 Update

April 7, 2020 by RCDSO

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…

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Financial, Tax and Accounting Plan to Survive COVID-19

April 6, 2020 by DCY

Join David Chong Yen and Eugene Chu on the LIVE Webinar entitled, “Financial, Tax and Accounting Plan to Survive COVID-19”. WHEN: 12:00pm on Thursday, April 9, 2020 HOW TO REGISTER: https://edropin.com/e/durbanlabs-financial Financial strategies as well as Government programs to help…

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Taking a “Mulligan” and Moving Toward Practice Greatness!

April 6, 2020 by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

How many times have I heard an experienced dentist wistfully muse how they wish they had their current understanding of the business of dentistry back when they first graduated. “I would have done things differently if I had known then…

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April 5, 2020 by dentalcorp

The below frequently asked questions are a helpful resource to share with team members looking for guidance on best practices in the current situation. 1. When should I stay home? All Canadians are asked to practice social distancing and self-isolation…

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Managing the COVID-19 Patient

April 5, 2020 by dentalcorp

How should emergency cases be managed if patient is suspected of having or has tested positive for COVID-19? During the pandemic crisis, only emergency cases should be treated in office, regardless of whether a patient has acute respiratory symptoms. In…

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dentalcorp Presents a Webinar Discussion with Cy Elborne – April 6th at 7:30PM ET

April 5, 2020 by dentalcorp

As Canada’s leading network of dental clinics, dentalcorp is committed to advancing the field of dentistry by dedicating ourselves to being the gold standard in promoting a healthy and safe environment for our patients and teams. dentalcorp presents an informative…

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How Aviva is Responding to Dentists’ COVID-19 Claims

April 5, 2020 by Canadian Underwriter

Aviva Canada is promising guidance to dentists who want to submit claims arising from provincial government orders shutting down non-essential services. Aviva writes TripleGuard, a property and casualty insurance product for dentists provided by CDSPI, originally known as Canadian Dental…

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Teledentistry Leader MouthWatch Appoints TeleDent™ COVID-19 Advisory Board

April 5, 2020 by MouthWatch LLC

Advisors Will Provide Guidance on Teledentistry-Delivered Urgent Care and Expanding Teledentistry Beyond the Coronavirus Pandemic    MouthWatch, LLC recently announced the formation of a TeleDent COVID-19 Advisory Board. This group of teledentistry thought leaders will help MouthWatch develop best practice…

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Free Webinar Series: Practice Comeback Plan: Weekly Webinar Series for Dental Practices

April 4, 2020 by Solution Reach

4-part series starting April 8th, 2020 | 11 AM PT – 2 PM ET  How does your practice bounce back from COVID-19? Here’s our plan to get you back in the game – ideas for communication, preparation, and things you…

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Emergency Dental Procedures Limited to Approved Clinics in Nova Scotia

April 4, 2020 by The Chronicle Herald

The places where you can get emergency dental work done will be more limited in Nova Scotia as of today. The Provincial Dental Board of Nova Scotia, which regulates the profession, introduced a new protocol Tuesday that will restrict those…