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May 5, 2020 News News

P.E.I. Dentists Prepare to See Patients — But Emergencies Only

by CBC News

Dentists on P.E.I. will be allowed to reopen for business in a couple of weeks — but the trip to the dental chair will be much different than it was before. Starting off, dentists will only be doing emergency procedures

May 5, 2020 News News

COVID-19 Update for CDHA Members

by CDHA

Provincial Re-Opening Announcements As provinces announce their frameworks and timeframes for re-opening across the country, CDHA is actively reviewing and assessing relevant information for dental hygienists. We know that the priorities of many relate to the supply of personal protective

May 4, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Core3dcentres® Launches Open Health® to Help Address the Shortage of PPE in Canada and the United States

by Core3dcentres®

Core3dcentres® (Core3dcentres®) announced on April 30, 2020 the launch of its new division – Open Health® (Open Health®). Open Health® has rapidly retooled its additive (3D Printing) dental manufacturing technologies and techniques to produce Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and COVID-19

May 4, 2020 News News

The New Normal – Donning & Doffing Systems

by Transitions Group

Today we continue our plan with getting ready for a phased return to dentistry and joining the equivalent to medical and hospital protocols when delivering AGP – (Aerosol Generating Procedures). There are some new terms to understand and systems that

May 2, 2020 News DentistryNews

Interim IPC Guidelines Related to COVID-19 Management in Manitoba Effective May 4, 2020

by Manitoba Dental Association

On April 29, 2020 the Province of Manitoba released “Restoring Safe Services – Manitoba’s Pandemic and Economic Roadmap for Recovery.” Manitoba provincial public health authorities have recognized that the province is emerging out of the COVID19 Pandemic Phase and into

April 30, 2020 News DentistryNews

“Settle Time” After an Aerosol Generating Medical Procedure (AGMP)

by The College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan

What is “Settle Time”? The “settle time” is the amount of time needed to remove infectious airborne organisms from room air (e.g., TB, chicken pox) or infectious aerosols that may be created during an AGMP. This begins when the source

April 30, 2020 News News

Returning to Practice: Planning and Considerations

by RCDSO

The Government of Ontario has now released A Framework for Reopening our Province. The document makes clear that, when implemented, “public health and safety will be the number one concern, while balancing the needs of people and businesses”. This approach reflects

April 30, 2020 News NewsOral Health

The New Normal — PPE Gown Shortage

by Transitions Group

The dental community’s concern continues to rise regarding the PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) supply and availability for their return to work, as mandated by their respective governing bodies. Today, we review an essential PPE item that is in high demand

April 29, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Gowns, Hairnets and No Small Talk: Saskatchewan Dentist Says Patients Can Expect Big Changes

by CBC News

Dr. Parviz Yazdani, a dentist in Saskatoon, said once his office reopens May 4, safeguards will be in place to guarantee everyone’s safety. “You will not be able to have as much of a chit chat with your dentist,” he

April 27, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Dentists Say PPE Shortage, ‘Aerosol’ Concerns Could Delay Reopening of Services

by CBC News

Saskatchewan dentists say shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) and challenges with managing airborne particles from dental work could delay the return of routine services beyond May 4. The provincial government announced Thursday that medical services, including dental clinics, will

April 24, 2020 News News

B.C. Dentists Face Mask Shortage, Other Challenges Before Reopening

by City News

It may be months before routine check-ups are possible as B.C. dentists continue to face challenges ahead of reopening offices. Alistair Nichol, with the BC Dental Association, says one of the key components to opening up practices is having enough

April 23, 2020 News News

ADA, Recovery Task Force Seek to Address PPE Shortages

by ADA

Association staff and members of the ADA Advisory Task Force on Dental Practice Recovery are aware and working diligently in addressing members’ concerns over the limited availability of certain personal protective equipment items. As dentists and their staff begin plans

April 16, 2020 News News

Muskoka Businesses Combine Efforts to Manufacture PPE Face Shields

by My Muskoka Now

A pair of Muskoka businesses are coming together to manufacture Personalized Protective Equipment (PPE) Face Shields for front line workers during the COVID-19 outbreak. Bracebridge Councillor Andrew Struthers who also works as Director of Operations for True North Printed Plastics

April 15, 2020 News News

dentalcorp Donates Significant Shipment of Personal Protective Equipment to Local Hospitals in Fight Against COVID-19

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp, Canada’s largest network of dental practices, announced today it has donated a substantial supply of gloves and surgical masks to two Toronto hospitals—The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and North York General Hospital—to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation was made in

April 15, 2020 News News

The Canadian Academy of Dental Health & Community Sciences (CADH) Donates Over 30,000 PPE

by Canadian Academy of Dental Health and Community Sciences

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, CADH donated PPE to Trillium Health Partners and Chartwell Retirement Residences; Will offer free dental hygiene services to all healthcare workers in Mississauga CADH, one of Canada’s leading Dental Hygiene colleges located in Mississauga, announces the donation

April 5, 2020 News News

dentalcorp Presents a Webinar Discussion with Cy Elborne – April 6th at 7:30PM ET

by dentalcorp

As Canada’s leading network of dental clinics, dentalcorp is committed to advancing the field of dentistry by dedicating ourselves to being the gold standard in promoting a healthy and safe environment for our patients and teams. dentalcorp presents an informative