Due to the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, Oral Health has compiled a list of all updates pertaining to the dental industry in Canada that have been shared on our website for your convenience. This article will be updated regularly.
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March 24, 2020
DCY wanted to update everyone and provide more clarity on the Government’s Covid-19 benefits that dentists may qualify for.
Health care workers are in need of more PPE and are asking nail salons, dental offices and veterinary clinics to help.
March 23, 2020
The RCDSO defines a dental emergency and how to handle emergency cases.
dentalcorp shares a way to access resources during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Nobel Biocare announces the plans to reschedule their Las Vegas event to next year.
March 21, 2020
UBC announces that all of their Continuing Education courses in April have been postponed.
Some hygienists are still being told by dentists to come in to work because stopping non-essential work is only being seen as a suggestion.
The RCDSO reminds dentists who should be self-isolating during this time.
March 20, 2020
Some dentists were upset that there has been no official ban on performing dental procedures, despite the province being in a state of emergency.
The AAE announced their recommendations for how dental professionals can help reduce the spread of the virus.
MouthWatch announced the latest software upgrades to TeleDent, helping dental offices deliver care during the coronavirus pandemic.
March 19, 2020
Some advice on how to handle having employees out of the office during the COVID-19 outbreak.
March 18, 2020
The ODA made the tough decision to cancel the ASM20, previously scheduled for May.
Tips and strategies to help you prepare yourself and your finances during this time.
Henry Schein released a web-based hub that provides industry specific information for dentists to navigate the COVID-19 outbreak.
March 17, 2020
The Alberta Dental Association announced the suspension of dental services in the province.
All dentist appointments were canceled in Newfoundland and Labrador, unless an emergency.
The Manitoba Dental Association makes recommendations on how to minimize the spread of the virus.
Non-essential dental work continues to be postponed in other provinces, including B.C.
4 new cases of the virus were found among attendees of the PDC. Everyone who attended the event was told to self-isolate immediately.
TGNA makes recommendations for how you can keep your team and community safe during the COVID-19 outbreak.
March 16, 2020
The RCDSO made the decision to recommend that all non-essential dental treatment in Ontario be suspended immediately.
The CDHO showed support for the RCDSO’s decision.
With the announcement of the pandemic, dental events began to cancel or be postponed.
March 13, 2020
It was found that one person who had attended the Pacific Dental Conference that took place early March was showing symptoms of the virus.
February 28, 2020
The Singapore event was postponed until the summer.