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April 5, 2020 News News

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

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

April 5, 2020 News News

How Aviva is Responding to Dentists’ COVID-19 Claims

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

April 5, 2020 News News

Teledentistry Leader MouthWatch Appoints TeleDent™ COVID-19 Advisory Board

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

April 4, 2020 News News

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

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

April 4, 2020 News News

Emergency Dental Procedures Limited to Approved Clinics in Nova Scotia

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

April 3, 2020 Feature Oral Health Office

A Letter from dentalcorp

by dentalcorp

Dear Dental Community, In recent weeks, Canadians have had to come to grips with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the profound impact it has and will have on our country.Advertisement As an organization dentalcorp recognizes that in this crisis we

April 2, 2020 News News

Coltene SciCan Launches COVID-19 Information Resource Webpage

by SciCan

As your infection control specialist, Coltene SciCan remains committed to providing solutions and sharing knowledge to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases. That’s why we have launched a dedicated web page, www.scican.com/corona-virus-resources containing articles on surface disinfection, information on

April 2, 2020 News News

The COVID Crisis: Use Downtime to Prevent Chaos – April 8 Webinar

by Prosperident

Wednesday, April 8 – 3:00 pm Eastern / Noon Pacific Join Prosperident’s David Harris and Amber Weber as they outline strategies for making use of enforced downtime to improve protection and enhance your practice’s financial well-being. YOU WILL LEARN: The

April 2, 2020 News News

Twice as Nice Uniforms Steps Up During COVID-19 Crisis

by Twice as Nice Uniforms

As the coronavirus continues to spread, there is increased concern over keeping our healthcare professionals safe and productive. To address these critical needs, Twice as Nice Uniforms (2AN) has converted its New Jersey based factory to exclusively produce personal protective

April 2, 2020 News News

Nanaimo Dentists Donate 4,000 Masks, 25,000 Gloves to Health-Care Peers

by Victoria News

With their chairs empty for now, Nanaimo dentists decided they have plenty of equipment they can spare in a crisis. Dentists in the Nanaimo area donated 4,000 masks – including 800 N95 masks – as well as 25,000 disposable gloves

April 1, 2020 News

The COVID Crisis: Use Downtime to Prevent Chaos

by Prosperident

Join Prosperident’s David Harris and Amber Weber as they outline strategies for making use of enforced downtime to improve protection and enhance your practice’s financial well-being. YOU WILL LEARN: The current state of embezzlement in dentistry How the post-COVID workplace

April 1, 2020 News News

The Management of Endodontic Emergencies during the COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond

by Dentsply Sirona

Join Dr. Gary Glassman for another educational discussion on The Management of Endodontic Emergencies during the COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond presented by Dentsply Dr. Glassman will discuss the necessary precautions dentists must take in treating patients, with the underlying assumption that

April 1, 2020 News News

COVID-19: Premier Doug Ford Seen Personally Picking Up Mask Donation from Dental Office

by National Post

Ontario Premier Doug Ford was seen personally picking up thousands of face masks from a dental office on Monday in Markham, Ont. A tweet by Toronto-based lawyer and author Warren Kinsella shows a photo of the premier, donning an N95

April 1, 2020 News News

Insurer Says It Will Pay Dentists’ Claims for Pandemic Coverage

by The Globe and Mail

Aviva Canada CEO Jason Storah says the insurance company will “stand by” its pandemic coverage for dentists who followed provincial orders to close down their practices because of the outbreak of COVID-19. The reassurance to the dental community comes two

March 31, 2020 News News

Dentists Fighting to Get Insurance Payouts Because Office Closure Seen as ‘Voluntary’

by The Globe and Mail

Thousands of Canadian dentists who followed industry recommendations to shut down their practices nearly two weeks ago because of the COVID-19 outbreak have still not received insurance payments despite taking out business interruption policies that include pandemic coverage. The industry-wide

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 30, 2020 News News

Edmonton-Area Dentists Offer Free Virtual Consultations During COVID-19 Pandemic

by CBC News

A group of Edmonton-area dentists are using technology to offer free dental consultation during the COVID-19 pandemic. The group hopes its new website will take unnecessary pressure off hospital emergency rooms and offer a service that’s currently difficult to obtain. Earlier

March 30, 2020 News News

Hidden Camera Investigation Finds Misleading Information, Questionable Treatment Plans From SmileDirectClub

by CBC News

Following Marketplace investigation, company announces increased training and changes to ‘customer experience’ In a time when the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic is encouraging Canadians to stay inside, one company says that physical distancing shouldn’t stop you from straightening your teeth. “This

March 27, 2020 News News

Dental Industry – Outreach to Manufacturers and Suppliers

by DIAC

Dear Manufacturers and Suppliers, Please see below note regarding 3D printed masks, specifications, volumes, and supply chain coordination: Masks can be 3D printed and it’s amazing that so many people are stepping up to offer this!  Thank you for rallying

March 27, 2020 News DentistryNews

Pandemic Coverage: The Big Unknown for Dentists

by Canadian Underwriter

Are Canadian dentists covered for business interruption or commercial liability arising from the COVID-19 pandemic? That is open to question right now for some existing policies. What seems clear is that if a dentist wants to buy a new policy