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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 19, 2020 News News

Coronavirus And Record of Employment – A NASTY SURPRISE

by David Chong Yen*, CPA, CA, CFP, Louise Wong*, CPA, CA, TEP, Basil Nicastri*, CPA, CA and Eugene Chu, CPA, CA

Dental offices in coping with Coronavirus, can expect many staff members to be off work for some period of time. The Record of Employment (ROE) will assist staff to apply for Employment Insurance (EI) benefits. Note that only staff members

March 18, 2020 News News

ODA Events Cancelled for Next Three Weeks Due to COVID-19

by ODA

The ODA continues to respond to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and its potential impact on all events and activities. First and foremost is the health and safety of our members, staff and the public. Because of recent guidance from

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 18, 2020 News News

Coronavirus – A Financial Survival Kit

by David Chong Yen*, CPA, CA, CFP, Louise Wong*, CPA, CA, TEP, Basil Nicastri*, CPA, CA and Eugene Chu, CPA, CA

Preparing yourself and your finances for this turbulent time, created by Coronavirus, tumbling oil prices and stock markets, will help allay your fears and anxiety. Here are tips and strategies to help you weather the hurricane: 1) Protect/Enhance Cashflow During

March 18, 2020 News News

Henry Schein Launches COVID-19 Resource Center

by Henry Schein, Inc. 

Online Hub Provides Dental and Medical Professionals with Critical Information Regarding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) released today the COVID-19 Resource Center, a web-based hub that provides industry-specific information to help office-based dental and medical practitioners

March 18, 2020 News News

Dental Schools Take Proactive Steps in Response to Coronavirus Outbreak

by ADA News

Classes moving online, practicing social distancing and cancelling of university-sponsored travel and events are among the ways dental schools around the country are responding to the outbreak of the coronavirus, now known as COVID-19. Some are extending their spring breaks

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

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 16, 2020 News News

Academy of Laser Dentistry Cancels Annual Meeting Citing National Emergency Caused by the Coronavirus

by The Academy of Laser Dentistry

The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), recently announced that the 27th annual conference and exhibition, which was scheduled to take place April 2-4 at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, cannot be held due to the coronavirus pandemic. According

March 16, 2020 News News

A Message to All Dentists in Ontario – COVID-19 Pandemic

by The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario

In accordance with our mandate to act in the public’s interest and in hearing the numerous comments made to us by members, in consultation with hospitals and public health and others, we are offering to the membership the following measures

March 16, 2020 News News

A Message to All Dental Hygienists in Ontario – COVID-19 Pandemic

by College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario

The RCDSO has advised dentists that they strongly recommend that all non-essential and elective dental services should be suspended immediately. The CDHO has been in discussion with the RCDSO and is in full support of this action. The CDHO also strongly

March 16, 2020 News News

Oral Reconstruction Global Symposium New York Postponed to 2021

by The Oral Reconstruction Foundation

Since the start of the coronavirus epidemic the Oral Reconstruction Foundation has been closely monitoring the developments. The health and safety of all Global Symposium attendees has always been the top priority. And during the last couple of weeks, alternative