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July 20, 2021 News News

Who Do You Trust When it Comes to the COVID-19 Vaccine?

by Henry Schein

Vaccine incentives are less likely to convince Americans to get the COVID-19 vaccine than a visit to their primary care physician, new research suggests. A recent survey of 2,005 respondents reveals that 88% who went to a primary care physician

May 28, 2021 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update: 2nd Dose Vaccinations


Earlier this month, the Province announced that high-risk health care workers are eligible to receive a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a shortened interval. The list of high-risk health care workers can be found here. This list includes the

May 10, 2021 News Dental CareDentistryNews

Moving Ireland Dentists to Vaccination Programme Will Cause ‘Irreparable Damage’ to Children, Says IDA

by TheJournal.ie

The Irish Dental Association (IDA) has said that moving public sector dentists to the vaccination programme will cause “irreparable damage” to children and vulnerable adults. Speaking at the IDA’s AGM this morning, outgoing IDA President Dr Anne O’Neill said that

May 4, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentists Lobby to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

by CBC

As Ottawa residents flood online registration sites and pharmacy phone lines to gain access to COVID-19 vaccinations, some local dentists are wondering why their offers to join the effort have been ignored. Dr. Neena Sidhu said it’s hard to watch hospitals be

May 3, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Mandatory Vaccination Policies in the Dental Office

by Ljubica Durlovska BA, LLB, CDPM

With oral health care workers now being prioritized for COVID-19 vaccines, mandatory vaccination is on everyone’s mind. The decision to mandate COVID-19 vaccination requires careful consideration and balancing of rights and responsibilities. You must keep these things in mind: Employer responsibilities  Under provincial health and safety

April 22, 2021 News DentistryNews

Henry Schein CEO Stanley M. Bergman Submits Letter to Congressional Subcommittee Supporting Expanded COVID Vaccine Distribution

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Letter to House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Encourages Biden-Harris Administration to Include Primary-Care Physicians in Vaccine Dissemination Process Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSIC) Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Stanley M. Bergman submitted a letter to the

April 16, 2021 News DentistryNews

N.L. Dentists Aren’t Vaccinated Yet, and They Aren’t Happy About It

by CBC

Dentists in Newfoundland and Labrador are unvaccinated and unhappy about it, saying they’ve been making their case to the provincial government to be prioritized for immunization, but haven’t made any headway. Every day, dentists work inside people’s mouths, as aerosols

April 12, 2021 Feature Oral Health

Letter to the Editor: Take a Shot

by Dr. P. Markle, Toronto

It would seem that the roll-out of vaccine to combat COVID-19 in Ontario and indeed Canada is lagging behind other jurisdictions. Now that the vaccines are becoming more available, the next step is how to deliver them quickly and safely

April 12, 2021 News DentistryNews

More Healthcare Workers to Become Eligible for COVID Vaccines Monday

by Chat News Today

This coming week, more than 240,000 additional healthcare workers can book their appointments for COVID-19 vaccines. As the first step in Phase 2C of Alberta’s vaccine rollout, this includes nurses, doctors, dentists, and other healthcare workers in patient care facilities

April 8, 2021 News DentistryNews

Should COVID Vaccines Be Mandatory for Health-Care Workers?

by Diane Francis, Financial Post

Canada has a chronic shortage of vaccines, but we are also starting to see problems with vaccine hesitancy, which becomes particularly acute in health-care settings. Why are health-care workers who have refused to be vaccinated allowed to continue to work

March 25, 2021 News DentistryNews

Henry Schein Furthers Its Commitment to Accelerating Vaccine Equity by Partnering With the Black Coalition Against COVID-19

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Partnership Reinforces Henry Schein’s Efforts in Addressing the Need to Include Primary-Care Physicians in the Vaccine Dissemination Process Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) announced today its partnership with the Black Coalition Against COVID-19 (BCAC) in support of the BCAC’s recent

March 16, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

COVID-19 Vaccination for Ontario Dental Hygienists


Ontario has started to roll out its three-phased vaccine distribution implementation plan. Health care professionals have been included in Phase 1 of this plan. For general information, you can view the Ministry of Health webpage Getting a COVID-19 vaccine in Ontario or review their guidance

March 4, 2021 News News

COVID-19 Vaccination Registration Now Open for GTA Dentists

by 680 NEWS

Dentists in the GTA are preparing to roll up their sleeves. The Ontario Dental Association tells 680 NEWS registration for the COVID-19 vaccine is now open to dentists in Halton, Durham and Hamilton. York and Peel regions already have some clinics

February 4, 2021 News DentistryNews

Nova Scotia Updates its COVID-19 Vaccination Plan, Including Dentists and Dental Hygienists

by Global News

Nova Scotia says it’s still on track with its coronavirus vaccination rollout as it releases an updated plan on Wednesday. The province has administered around 16,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and nearly 3,500 Nova Scotians have received their second dose to

February 3, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentists Administering Vaccines Gaining Acceptance in States

by ADA

The ADA and state dental societies are advocating giving dentists the ability to be an integral part of stopping the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, with at least 20 states allowing dentists to administer the vaccine. “As part of its

February 3, 2021 News DentistryNews

Saskatchewan Dentists Eagerly Await Vaccinations Despite Delivery Delays

by CBC

Recent delays in vaccine shipments to Canada from European suppliers means dentists, hygienists and office staff will likely be waiting until at least May to get their shots, according to Doug Brothwell, dean of dentistry at the University of Saskatchewan.

December 15, 2020 News DentistryNews

TempStars Founder Advocates for Canada’s Dental Professionals Being Among First to Get COVID Vaccine, Then Administer it

by TempStars, WFMJ

The founder of TempStars, Canada’s largest and most respected dental temping and hiring service, suggested today that Canada’s dental professionals, both the dentists and qualified hygienists in some provinces, should be considered part of the health care team leading the country’s

May 11, 2017 News DentistryDiseaseNews

Beware: Dental Professionals at Risk of Preventable Diseases

by Contagion Live

In a recent review article published in the journal Dental Clinics of North America, Leslie R. Halpern, DDS, MD, PhD, MPH, from Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee, highlights vaccine-preventable diseases that pose a high risk in the dental healthcare setting.