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August 3, 2021 News DentistryNews

Sentec™ DX Now Has Dust and Debris Protection

by Dentec Safety Specialists Inc.

2021 Claudio Dente, President of Dentec Safety Specialists, announces that Dentec’s Sentec line now has a new replaceable foam insert that will add protection against dust and debris. Mr. Dente remarked, “this works well in construction for concrete cutting and

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

May 20, 2021 News DentistryNews

Henry Schein Donates More Than 2.5 Million Personal Protective Equipment and Infection Control Items to Non-Governmental Organizations for Front-line Health Care Workers in Brazil and India

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Donations to be Distributed through C.H. Robinson to Health Systems and Key Areas by Direct Relief, Heart to Heart International, IsraAid, MAP International, and Project HOPE Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), in partnership with C.H. Robinson and the C.H. Robinson

How You Can Decrease Staff and Patient Concerns
May 10, 2021 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdata

How You Can Decrease Staff and Patient Concerns

by Oral Health

Our survey revealed that returning to work after the shut down last year resulted in over half of staff members feeling highly concerned for their personal safety. However, less than half of patients felt highly concerned returning to their dental

Have Opportunities Emerged from the COVID-19 Pandemic?
March 9, 2021 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdataPractice management

Have Opportunities Emerged from the COVID-19 Pandemic?

by Oral Health

There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that the current pandemic has had many negative impacts on dentistry. As discussed last month, revenue has been down while costs are up. Despite the many hurdles you have had to face, we

March 4, 2021 News DentistryNews

Henry Schein Donates More Than 10 Million Personal Protective Equipment Items to Non-Governmental Organizations for Front-Line Health Care Workers and Social Service Providers

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Donations to be Distributed in More Than 40 Countries and Territories by Americares, Direct Relief, International College of Dentists, MAP International, MedShare, Project HOPE, and Special Olympics Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care solutions

December 2, 2020 News News

World’s Top Surgical Glove Maker Shuts Factories Due to Coronavirus

by CTV News

A Malaysian company that is the world’s biggest manufacturer of surgical gloves will close over half of its factories after a surge in coronavirus cases among workers, authorities said Monday. Top Glove has seen a huge jump in demand since

December 2, 2020 News DentistryNews

Regulations Relating to the Interim Order Respecting the Importation and Sale of Medical Devices for Use in Relation to COVID-19 Beyond March 2021

by Government of Canada

The purpose of this letter is to provide a high-level overview of the proposed new interim order and proposed transition regulations being developed by Health Canada. Background The Interim Order respecting the importation and sale of medical devices for use

October 26, 2020 News DentistryNews

Dentists Being Advised to Charge Patients for Increased Use of PPE

by CityNews

The pandemic may make your next visit to the dentist a little more expensive with a surcharge added to your bill to cover the cost of masks, gowns and other personal protective equipment. The Ontario Dental Association says its giving

October 14, 2020 News DentistryNews

Some B.C. Dentists Charging COVID-19 Fee to Cover PPE Costs

by CityNews

Some B.C. dentists are charging patients a COVID-19 fee to help recoup their increased costs during the pandemic. The surcharges are meant to offset increased spending on masks, face shields, high-volume suction machines, and cleaning supplies, as well as decreased

August 25, 2020 News DentistryNews

PPE Reserve for Essential Service Workers

by Certified Dental Assistants of British Columbia

PPE is an essential part of the fight against COVID-19, and it’s vital that healthcare workers have access to a steady supply of this equipment. To address the gap in PPE availability, the Government of Canada has created the Essential Services

August 10, 2020 News News

Quebec Company with No Factory Snags $133M Contract to Make PPE

by Sun Media

A company in Quebec has been awarded $133,486,868 in sole-sourced federal orders to manufacture PPE even though it didn’t have a factory in Canada. AMD Medicom Inc. was given the ten-year contract and some MPs are now demanding to see

July 14, 2020 News NewsOral Health

PPE Costs Puts Free Dental Program for Kids at Risk

by City News

Concern is growing over some dentists in Ontario no longer accepting patients who use a government funded free dental program for kids. Additional costs of personal protective equipment (PPE) has led to some dentists spending more to treat patients. This

July 3, 2020 News DentistryNews

Understanding Personal Protective Equipment

by DIAC

What is the difference between a mask and a respirator? There are several different types of masks and respirators. Dependent upon the type of procedure, either a mask or respirator will be indicated. Medical Face Masks Help prevent biological particles

July 2, 2020 News DentistryOral Health

Medicom Celebrates 32 Years of Infection Control Expertise with Launch of New Website

by Medicom Group, Cision

Medicom Group (“Medicom”), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of surgical and N95 masks, personal protective equipment (PPE) and infection control products, is proud to announce the launch of their completely redesigned website at https://medicom.com/. The fully responsive, modern, intuitive new site marks

July 1, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

COVID-19 Fee Appears on Bills at the Dentist and Some Businesses in Ottawa

by CTV News

As businesses and services such as dentists, mechanic shops and salons reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic; some places are passing on the cost of personal protective equipment to customers. Not everyone is happy about having to pay the extra fees.

July 1, 2020 News DentistryNews

‘It Doesn’t Make Any Sense’: Quebec Just Relaxed its COVID-19 Rules for Dentists, Alarming Some

by CTV News

Quebec relaxed its COVID-19 rules for dentists on Friday, but some dentists say the move causes more stress than relief and that it’s coming too soon. “It doesn’t make any sense with regard to the patients that I’m seeing on

June 30, 2020 News DentistryNews

AAPD, AAPD Foundation, and Henry Schein to Help Enhance Access to Dental Care for Children by Providing PPE to AAPD Members

by AAPD

In the largest single commitment in its 33-year history, the AAPD Foundation has allocated up to $1.6 million to provide all AAPD members with one 50-count box supply of KN95 masks, in a joint collaboration between the Foundation and the

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 29, 2020 News News

Opencare Partners with Michele Romanow’s Medical Supply Company to Tackle the PPE Shortage Impacting the Dental Industry Across Ontario

by Opencare, Cision

While dentists offices in Ontario are allowed to open for in-person care for non-essential, and elective services, many are slow to do so, due to PPE shortages. To help its patients get back to oral health sooner and safely, Opencare announces its partnership with Michele