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April 29, 2020 News News

CDSS Alert – COVID-19 Pandemic: IPC Interim Protocol Update

by The College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan

All CDSS members are required to review this CDSS Alert as CDSS members transition to Non-Emergency Dental Care Some oral health care facilities may choose to remain closed due to shortage of PPE or recent facility requirement changes. However, all

April 28, 2020 News DentistryNews

Guidance on Emergency and Urgent Care During COVID-19

by RCDSO

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 28, 2020 News News

dentalcorp Launches Free Online Screening Tool to Help Flatten the Curve

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp, Canada’s largest network of dental practices, announced today the nationwide launch of a free virtual dental triage service in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Accessible through hellodent.com, an online directory that connects people with practices in dentalcorp’s network, patients are virtually screened

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 News

Manitoba’s Medical Providers Hope They Can Reopen, Safely and Slowly, in Coming Weeks

by CBC News

For the last month in Manitoba, dental care, like many other medical services, including optometry and physiotherapy, have been for emergencies only. On Thursday, Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s chief public health officer, said changes in provincial COVID-19 rules will be brought in

April 27, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Canadians Should be Brushing, Flossing Teeth More Often Amid Pandemic

by CTV News

Canadians are being advised to take extra care in maintaining their oral hygiene amid the COVID-19 pandemic to prevent a surge in serious oral health problems once dental offices reopen. In an interview with CTV News Channel on Sunday, the

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 News

GC America Inc. Supports Dental Industry Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

by GC America Inc.

In the face of the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, GC America Inc. is offering and promoting several programs to support members of the dental industry. GC America offers a wide variety of free online education via webinars, podcasts, and product tutorials,

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 News

B.C. Dentists Face Mask Shortage, Other Challenges Before Reopening

by City News

It may be months before routine check-ups are possible as B.C. dentists continue to face challenges ahead of reopening offices. Alistair Nichol, with the BC Dental Association, says one of the key components to opening up practices is having enough

April 23, 2020 News News

Dentists and Chiropractors Set to be Some of First Professions to Return from COVID-19 Lockdown

by Global News

As British Columbia aims to lift some COVID-19 restrictions in mid-May, provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry is painting a clearer picture of what industries will be the first up and running when that reopening comes. The province is looking

April 22, 2020 News News

Train Your Way Through COVID-19 Cabin Fever

by Transitions Group

Don’t Let Cabin Fever WIN!! Congratulations, you have made it to week 6 of the COVID-19 shutdown and isolation. At Transitions Group, our COVID-19 Survival support team is listening and has noticed a shift in attitude during isolation. This shift

April 22, 2020 News News

ADA Offers Interim Guidance as Some American States Consider Reopening

by ADA

“To aid dentists who may be reopening their practices when state mandates are lifted,” the ADA issued an updated statement and interim guidance April 18 on the personal protective equipment recommended in order to practice during this pandemic and minimize the risk of virus

April 21, 2020 News News

Dentists Balancing Emergency Care, Patient Health During COVID-19

by Everything GP

Dentists in the Peace Country and across Alberta have had to make adjustments amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which in turn has made it more difficult for patients to receive dental care. As the pandemic unfolded here in Alberta last month,

April 20, 2020 News News

Insurance Companies Cut Group Plan Premiums Including Dental

by Investment Executive

Canadian insurance companies are slashing premiums as claims fall, in a bid to help small- and medium-sized businesses grappling with Covid-19. Canada Life has announced premium reductions of 50% for dental and 20% for vision and extended healthcare benefits, excluding

April 20, 2020 News News

Coronavirus: English Man Refused Appointment Pulls Out Tooth at Home

by BBC

A man decided to pull out his own tooth after he was refused an emergency dental appointment due to the lockdown. Aircraft fitter Billy Taylor, 33, from Axminster, Devon, said he was told not to come in unless he could

April 17, 2020 News News

Dental Clinics Don’t Qualify for COVID-19 Small Business Grant in Nova Scotia

by Global News

The COVID-19 pandemic has hurt small businesses across Nova Scotia, forcing many to change its business plan or to close altogether. In a step to ease the financial burden, the provincial government rolled out the COVID-19 small business impact grant to help

April 17, 2020 News Oral Health

Dental Clinic Temporary Closure & Reopening Instructions

by Dental EZ

Dental Clinic Temporary Closure Instructions If you have already shutdown the clinic in the last 14 days, you may still do these steps to properly shut down the clinic for a longer term. Utility Room: If you have a Ramvac

April 16, 2020 News News

Ivoclar Vivadent Academy

by Ivoclar Vivadent

Ivoclar Vivadent is focused on providing education and resources to our customers during the COVID-19 Pandemic. We have developed a new Ivoclar Vivadent Academy – https://resources.ivoclarvivadent.com/dentist/en/academy where each day there are new webinars for our Dentists to enjoy. The online