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August 30, 2021 News News

Delta Variant: Medicom Now Offers Quebec-Made Medical Grade Masks Direct to Consumers

by Medicom Group

Quebec-based AMD Medicom Inc. (“Medicom”) has announced that their medical grade masks will now be made available directly to the general public through an online storefront. The decision was driven by a combination of increased production capacity at the Montreal-based manufacturing

August 10, 2021 News DentistryNews

Manitoba Dental Staff and Visitors are Required to Wear Masks

by Manitoba Dental Association

The Manitoba Dental Association (MDA) regulates dentistry and dental assisting in Manitoba in the public interest. On August 5, the Province of Manitoba updated its Public Health Orders to loosen some restrictions. Effective August 7, 2021, health care settings, including

June 21, 2021 News DentistryNews

A Canadian First: Medicom to Open New Plant to Produce Raw Material for Surgical and Respiratory Masks as Well as New PPE R&D Centre

by AMD Medicom Inc.

Quebec-based Medicom Group Inc. (“Medicom”), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of surgical and respiratory masks, announces the creation of Meltech Innovation Canada Inc. (“Meltech”), a new manufacturing subsidiary dedicated to the production and innovation of the inner filter material used

June 4, 2021 News DentistryNews

Government of Ontario Joins Forces with Ontario Dental Association to Offer Free N95 3M™ AURA™ Masks to Dental Professionals Through ODA Supply Hub

by Sowingo

Sowingo, the largest cloud-based dental eCommerce and inventory management company in Canada, has partnered with the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) to offer its registered members N95 3M™ AURA™ masks at no cost provided by the Ontario Government. The Ontario Government made a five-year

March 26, 2021 News DentistryNews

Medical Mask Manufacturer Medicom Announces New Consumer Face Mask Line

by AMD Medicom Inc.

The Medicom Group (“Medicom”), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of surgical and respiratory masks, today announced the launch of Medicom Expressions, the company’s first face mask designed for non-medical use. Historically, Medicom products have only been available to healthcare and

March 16, 2021 News DentistryNews

New Study Shows Impact of Mask Wearing on Patient Trust and Perception of Surgeons

by UNC School of Medicine

A first-of-its-kind study out today in JAMA Surgery suggests that patients have a more difficult time understanding and building trust with their surgeons when they cannot see the surgeon’s entire face due to masking requirements. These findings have major implications for not only how

February 17, 2021 News DentistryNews

N95-Type Respirator Masks: Medicom Now Producing Almost 5 million Units Per Month at New Montreal Plant

by Medicom Group

Quebec company AMD Medicom Inc. (“Medicom”), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of procedure and respiratory masks, announced today that the company is now producing 4.8 million SafeMask Architect Pro™ N95-type masks per month at the Medicom plant in Montreal. Production of

January 28, 2021 News DentistryNews

Medicom Canadian Mask Facility Begins Producing New Pediatric Procedure and Tie-On Surgical Masks

by AMD Medicom Inc.

The Quebec-based AMD Medicom Inc. (“Medicom”), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of surgical and respiratory face masks, today announced that they had begun production of additional specialty mask types at their new mask manufacturing facility in Montreal. The company has installed 26

May 25, 2020 News News

Medicom Announces Long-Term Supply Agreement with Canadian Government in Support of New Mask Production Facility

by AMD Medicom Inc

AMD Medicom Inc. (“Medicom”), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of surgical and respiratory masks, confirms a long-term agreement with the Canadian Government to produce 20 million N95 respirator masks and 24 million surgical masks per year for the next 10

May 21, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Counterfeit, Sub-Standard and Non-Equivalent N95 Respirators

by Canadian Dental Association

Counterfeit, sub-standard and non-equivalent N95-like respirators are flooding the marketplace as the demand for N95 respirators continues to rise. These products have not been certified and will not deliver the same respiratory protection as N95 respirators which are certified by

May 8, 2020 News News

Dentists Flock to Buy Industrial Masks in Hopes of Getting Back to Business

by CBC News

A Winnipeg business that sells fire fighting and safety equipment is seeing a different kind of clientele these days. Dental health professionals have been flocking to ABC Fire & Safety on Marion Street to buy respirator masks, the company’s president

April 2, 2020 News News

Twice as Nice Uniforms Steps Up During COVID-19 Crisis

by Twice as Nice Uniforms

As the coronavirus continues to spread, there is increased concern over keeping our healthcare professionals safe and productive. To address these critical needs, Twice as Nice Uniforms (2AN) has converted its New Jersey based factory to exclusively produce personal protective

April 2, 2020 News News

Nanaimo Dentists Donate 4,000 Masks, 25,000 Gloves to Health-Care Peers

by Victoria News

With their chairs empty for now, Nanaimo dentists decided they have plenty of equipment they can spare in a crisis. Dentists in the Nanaimo area donated 4,000 masks – including 800 N95 masks – as well as 25,000 disposable gloves

April 1, 2020 News News

COVID-19: Premier Doug Ford Seen Personally Picking Up Mask Donation from Dental Office

by National Post

Ontario Premier Doug Ford was seen personally picking up thousands of face masks from a dental office on Monday in Markham, Ont. A tweet by Toronto-based lawyer and author Warren Kinsella shows a photo of the premier, donning an N95