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May 11, 2020 Feature EditorialEndodonticsOral Health

Dentistry in the Coronavirus Era

by Manor Haas, DDS, Cert. Endo.

It’s fair to say that day-to-day life and dentistry as we’ve known it have been turned upside down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Overnight, we went from normal, day-to-day dental care to a near medically induced coma with many, if

May 1, 2020 News News

Paid OPTIM® is Effective Against Novel Coronavirus

by SciCan

OPTIM® has demonstrated effectiveness against viruses similar to Novel Coronavirus on hard non-porous surfaces and non-invasive medical devices. This product can therefore be used against 2019-nCoV when used in accordance with the directions for use against Poliovirus on hard, non-porous

April 5, 2020 News News


by dentalcorp

The below frequently asked questions are a helpful resource to share with team members looking for guidance on best practices in the current situation. 1. When should I stay home? All Canadians are asked to practice social distancing and self-isolation

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

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 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 NewsOral Health

Cancelled: FDI World Dental Congress 2020 in Shanghai

by FDI

Open letter from FDI President Dr Gerhard K. Seeberger and Executive Director Mr Enzo Bondioni regarding the FDI World Dental Congress 2020 in Shanghai  Dear colleagues and friends, The world is going through a very challenging time as a result

March 26, 2020 News News

COVID-19 Update from Image Dental Laboratory

by Image Dental Laboratory

To all friends and clients of IDL, As we enter day five of physical distancing (we closed the doors for all but emergencies last Friday), many of us are finding it particularly frustrating to be in a position where we

March 26, 2020 News News

COVID-19: Island Dental Clinic Donates Gloves, Masks to Health Centre

by Vancouver Island Free Daily

Like all dentists’ offices across the Island, the Nanoose Bay Dental Centre has had to curtail services due to concerns related the COVID-19 pandemic. But the centre has still managed to find a way to lend a helping hand to

March 26, 2020 News News

‘No Social Distancing in Dentistry’: How Care Has Changed During Coronavirus

by Global News

Like many Canadians, Natalie Archer has been adjusting to her new life in the time of coronavirus. For someone who has spent years sitting side-by-side with patients, whether to clean someone’s teeth or yank them out, new distancing protocols amid the

March 25, 2020 News News

Stay in Contact With Your Patients While in Isolation

by Transitions Group

After a full week of closure, now might be a good time for getting in touch with your patients. After all, they’re probably not aware of where they stand in regard to dental care or your practice if they haven’t

March 25, 2020 News News

Are You Practicing Social Distancing?


As your health and safety is our primary concern, T.I.D.E. is taking all necessary precautions to keep the community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. We would like to show our support to the dental community during this time by offering

March 25, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19 as a Dentist in Canada (Updated Regularly)

by Oral Health

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.

March 25, 2020 News News

COVID-19 Benefits – From the Office of DCY

by DCY Chartered Professional Accountants

We would like to update everyone and provide more clarity on the Government’s Covid-19 benefits, based on information available as of 3:00pm, March 24, 2020. The benefits that are available are as follows: Employment Insurance (EI) regular or sickness benefits

March 24, 2020 News NewsOral Health

B.C. Dentist Dies After Attending Dental Conference with COVID-19 Outbreak

by Global News

A B.C. dentist who attended a Vancouver dental conference at the centre of a novel coronavirus outbreak in the city has died of suspected COVID-19 complications, Global News has learned. Dr. Denis Vincent of North Vancouver attended the Pacific Dental

March 24, 2020 News NewsOral Health

The Race to Get Personal Protective Equipment to Health Care Workers

by Maclean's

On Friday, Dr. Michael Warner, an ICU physician at Toronto’s Michael Garron Hospital, started calling the city’s veterinary clinics, looking for animal ventilators that could be repurposed for people with COVID-19. By Saturday, he realized that ventilators were no longer

March 23, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Guidance On True Emergency Situations During COVID-19 Pandemic


The College strongly recommends all non-essential and elective dental services are suspended immediately. Emergency treatment should continue. What is a “true emergency situation”? In dentistry, a “true emergency situation” includes oral-facial trauma, significant infection, prolonged bleeding or pain which cannot

March 23, 2020 News News

Access dentalcorp’s COVID-19 Resources

by dentalcorp

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. In an effort to support the dental community as we collectively navigate this

March 23, 2020 News News

Announcement: Global Symposium 2020 is Postponed to Early 2021

by Nobel Biocare

After careful consideration and monitoring of the ongoing spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), we have made the difficult decision to postpone the Nobel Biocare Global Symposium in Las Vegas, NV originally scheduled for April 16-18, 2020. The unprecedented circumstances presented