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October 21, 2020 News News

Masks Not Causing a Negative Impact on Dental Health, But Stress Might Be

by Shea Singley, Daily Local

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted daily life and brought additional stress into the community. It may also be impacting dental health, but the reason has little do with with wearing masks. There is no scientific evidence that the regular wearing of

October 6, 2020 News DentistryNews

Medicom Announces New USA Mask Manufacturing Plant

by Medicom

The Medicom Group (“Medicom”), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of surgical and respiratory masks, today announced the expansion of its U.S. mask manufacturing operations. The company will be adding a second factory with triple the square footage of its existing

August 31, 2020 News News

Province Supporting Innovative Made-in-Ontario Technology to Sanitize PPE

by Ontario

 The Ontario government is providing Clean Works Medical and Pure Life Machinery with $2 million from the Ontario Together Fund to help manufacture a one-of-a-kind, sanitizing device called the Clean Flow Healthcare Mini. This Ontario-made device can decontaminate up to

August 12, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Medicom Mask Production Facility in Montreal Opens in Record Time

by AMD Medicom Inc.

AMD Medicom Inc. (“Medicom”), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of surgical and respiratory masks, confirmed that surgical mask production has begun at their new facility in Montreal, Quebec. The initial volumes will be dedicated to fulfilling their long-term Canadian Government contract, under the

August 6, 2020 News NewsOral Health

‘Mask Mouth’ is a Seriously Stinky Side Effect of Wearing Masks

by New York Post

Some bad breath just can’t be covered up. Now that dentists have reopened their doors, they’re having patients show up with a nasty set of symptoms, which the doctors have dubbed “mask mouth.” The new oral hygiene issue — caused

August 4, 2020 News News

Prepare for Patients Who Refuse to Wear a Mask in Your Practice

by Martin Merritt

There have been numerous videos shared on social medial of individuals entering businesses and refusing to wear a required mask. This has happened at restaurants, stores, and is becoming a common occurrence at dental and medical practices. Whether or not

July 15, 2020 News News

University of Toronto Tests Confirm First Mask That Deactivates Coronavirus

by I3 BioMedical Inc.

i3 BioMedical Inc. today announced that a team of scientists at the University of Toronto tested and established that the virus SARS-CoV-2, which causes Covid-19, cannot be recovered after being applied to the TrioMed Active mask. The mask’s external surface deactivates

July 10, 2020 News News

Dentist’s Clever Hack for Making Face Masks Fit Better Goes Viral on TikTok

by USA Today

As health officials continue to urge people to wear masks in public, a dentist in Canada has shared a genius hack for making face masks fit better. Olivia Cui typically shares dental health tips and offers entertaining insight on what its like

June 29, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Medicom Announces UK Mask Manufacturing Facility in Alliance with British Government

by Medicom

The Medicom Group, (“Medicom”), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of medical and respiratory masks, has announced the further expansion of its global footprint with the plan to open a new mask manufacturing facility in the United Kingdom this year. Established as Medicom

June 12, 2020 News News

Medicom Announces Second Kolmi-Hopen Mask Facility in France

by Medicom

The Medicom Group, (“Medicom”), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of surgical and respiratory masks, has announced plans to open a second mask production facility in France. The plant will be established as Medicom Kolmi-Hopen Engineering and will help the company serve

June 12, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

KN95 Respirators – Update on Actions Required

by Health Canada

As part of its ongoing surveillance and assessment of KN95 respirators that may not meet filtration standards, Health Canada has determined that KN95 Particle Respirators manufactured by the companies listed below do not meet the required standards for filtration or

June 10, 2020 News DentistryNews

ADA Receives Masks From National Stockpile

by ADA News

The ADA has received 350,000 3M-made KN95 masks from the national stockpile that the Association is distributing to dentists working in states where personal protective equipment is in low supply. To secure the masks, ADA staff met with officials from

March 10, 2020 News News

Dental Cancellations, Layoffs Possible Due to Mask Shortage From COVID-19 Hoarding

by CBC News

The B.C. Dental Hygienists Association is warning its members could be laid off, and dental visits cancelled, if a medical mask shortage caused by COVID-19 fears continues to grow. The hygienists’ concerns are echoed by their employers — the dentists