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April 16, 2020 News News

Muskoka Businesses Combine Efforts to Manufacture PPE Face Shields

by My Muskoka Now

A pair of Muskoka businesses are coming together to manufacture Personalized Protective Equipment (PPE) Face Shields for front line workers during the COVID-19 outbreak. Bracebridge Councillor Andrew Struthers who also works as Director of Operations for True North Printed Plastics

April 16, 2020 News News

ADA President Appoints Task Force for Dental Practice Recovery After COVID-19 Pandemic

by ADA News

American Dental Association President Chad P. Gehani has assembled an advisory task force to oversee the ADA’s development of tools for dentists as they bounce back from the effects of practice restrictions and closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “The

April 16, 2020 News News

Employment Law in the Time of COVID-19: Managing the Workplace in Times of Uncertainty

by TIDE

Live Webinar The COVID-19 global pandemic has caused unprecedented challenges for Canadian dentists. As the ability to practice has been significantly restricted, dentists are facing difficult employment-related decisions. This webinar will address employment law considerations for Dentists, including: Solutions for

April 15, 2020 News News

dentalcorp Donates Significant Shipment of Personal Protective Equipment to Local Hospitals in Fight Against COVID-19

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp, Canada’s largest network of dental practices, announced today it has donated a substantial supply of gloves and surgical masks to two Toronto hospitals—The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and North York General Hospital—to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation was made in

April 15, 2020 News News

Maximize Isolation with a Defined Role and a Weekly Plan

by Transitions Group

During the current COVID-19 shutdown, you may have a team member who was left on the payroll and is working in isolation at your dental practice. This role is a temporary position during the shutdown to help streamline and deliver

April 15, 2020 News Oral Health

B.C. Dentists Say They’re Being Denied $36M in Pandemic Insurance Due to Lack of Order to Close Completely

by CBC News

B.C. dentists say they’ve been unable to collect pandemic insurance because the province’s current directives do not clearly require that dental offices close so they can provide emergency care. Since March 23, the province has recommended that all dental offices suspend non-emergency care.

April 15, 2020 News News

The Canadian Academy of Dental Health & Community Sciences (CADH) Donates Over 30,000 PPE

by Canadian Academy of Dental Health and Community Sciences

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, CADH donated PPE to Trillium Health Partners and Chartwell Retirement Residences; Will offer free dental hygiene services to all healthcare workers in Mississauga CADH, one of Canada’s leading Dental Hygiene colleges located in Mississauga, announces the donation

April 14, 2020 News News

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

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

April 14, 2020 News Dental HygieneNews

COVID-19 Update for CDHA Members

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.

April 13, 2020 News News

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

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

April 13, 2020 News News

Nova Scotia Emergency Dental Clinics Following Strict Guidelines During Coronavirus Pandemic

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.

April 13, 2020 News News

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

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

April 9, 2020 News News

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

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

April 8, 2020 News News

How To Do a Patient Video Message

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

April 7, 2020 News NewsOral Health

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

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

April 7, 2020 News News

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

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

April 7, 2020 News DentistryNews

Continuity of Care – COVID-19 Update

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

April 6, 2020 News News

Financial, Tax and Accounting Plan to Survive COVID-19

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

April 5, 2020 News News

COVID-19 FAQ’s

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

April 5, 2020 News News

Managing the COVID-19 Patient

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