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April 22, 2020 | News
California Implant Institute, in collaboration with the University of Nevada at Las Vegas (UNLV), is offering an online implant fellowship program. The course was created by expert educators and clinicians. It comprises a comprehensive and modular online program that allows participants to gain foundational knowledge in all the various aspects critical to delivering successful surgical and prosthetic implant dentistry.
April 20, 2020 | News
The American Dental Association (ADA) recommended on March 16 that dentists restrict their practices to all but urgent and emergency care. This recommendation was later extended until April 30 at the earliest. The intent of the recommendation was to observe social distancing, help mitigate the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, conserve essential personal protective equipment (PPE) for medical frontline colleagues, and avoid the need for patients requiring emergency dental treatment to go to overburdened hospital emergency departments.
April 16, 2020 | News
Innovation at the University of Louisville involving multiple departments has led to a promising solution for the shortage of swabs in COVID-19 test kits. In response to a request from the Commonwealth of Kentucky, UofL’s Additive Manufacturing Institute of Science & Technology (AMIST), along with faculty and students in the Schools of Dentistry, Engineering and Medicine, have created a 3-D printed swab made of a pliable resin material.
April 15, 2020 | News
The COVID-19 crisis has caused a significant financial impact on dental practices, with collections for the vast majority of dentists less than 5 percent of what is typical. This is according to a second round of results from an ADA Health Policy Institute poll.
April 13, 2020 | News
HUNTINGTON, N.Y., USA: In ongoing celebration of February as National Children’s Dental Health Month, PRoHEALTH Dental visited the Huntington YMCA to teach children in the pre-school program about the importance of good oral hygiene.
April 10, 2020 | News
Sacramento, Calif. — California health-care providers will be challenged to meet the needs of patients during this pandemic, with active COVID-19 cases expected to surpass the medical capability of the state to respond within its normal workforce. Dentists, with their knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and sterile surgical techniques, are invaluable to the health-care worker surge capacity necessary to meet this need.
April 9, 2020 | Business
TORONTO — As an infection control specialist, Coltene SciCan remains committed to providing solutions and sharing knowledge to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases.
April 8, 2020 | News
Last fall, the American Association of Endodontists provided more than 50 endodontic treatments to patients in need in the Boston area. The services were given in collaboration with the endodontics departments at all three Boston dental schools: Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Department of Endodontics; Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Division of Endodontics; and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Department of Endodontics.
April 7, 2020 | News
MELVILLE, N.Y. — Henry Schein Inc. announced its latest virtual resource to help dental and medical practice owners navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 6, 2020 | News
Arlington Heights, Ill. — The Academy of Osseointegration (AO) is expanding its comprehensive live webinar series to provide members and dental professionals an essential portal through which to receive cutting-edge, evidence-based insights in implant dentistry, including COVID-19, and gain valuable C.E. credits.
After careful consideration and with the health and safety of its attendees in mind, the Washington State Dental Association has decided to cancel the 2020 Pacific Northwest Dental Conference, which was scheduled to take place May 28-30 in Seattle.
April 3, 2020 | News
CHICAGO — The current American Dental Association (ADA) recommendation for dentists to keep their offices closed to all but emergency care expires on April 6. The new interim recommendation from the ADA is that dentists keep their offices closed to all but urgent and emergency procedures until April 30 at the earliest.
April 2, 2020 | Business
Newberg, Ore. — A-dec has announced that it is manufacturing personal protective equipment (PPE) in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company has been working to develop a variety of PPE products that are in critical need by health-care workers.
April 2, 2020 | Business
MELVILLE, N.Y.— Henry Schein Inc. announced it will serve as the exclusive distributor in the United States of a second point-of-care rapid test kit that can detect antibodies associated with COVID-19 in as few as 15 minutes.
April 1, 2020 | News
The American Association of Endodontists (AAE) is telling governors and state health officials that endodontists, who are essential emergency health care providers, should receive N95 masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE).
March 30, 2020 | News
The Greater New York Dental Meeting, along with its co-sponsors, the New York County Dental Society, representing the Dentists of Manhattan, and the Second District Dental Society, representing the Dentists of Brooklyn and Staten Island, have teamed up with the National Dental Association to help support the need for masks, gowns, gloves and any other infection control products you might have in your offices.
HOUSTON, Texas, USA: Forward Science, a Houston-based and locally operated MedTech company, is producing hand sanitizer to meet market demands during the COVID-19 pandemic.