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Dentists’ earnings slumped in 2020

CHICAGO, U.S.: New research from the American Dental Association (ADA) Health Policy Institute (HPI) shows that the average net earnings of general ...

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After the pandemic, what will be the new normal in surgery?

In 1986 Mauro Labanca earned his Medical Doctor degree from the University of Milan, where he also qualified in dentistry and general surgery. He has ...

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COVID-19 jab for oral health care workers: Protection against virus or condition of employment?

ALEXANDRIA, Va., U.S.: Months into the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, it is clear that, although millions of vaccines doses have been administered and ...

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COVID-19 surges among vaccinated health care workers

SAN DIEGO, U.S.: Administrative data from University of California San Diego Health (UCSDH) shows that, between June and July, a rapid increase occurred in ...

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Clinics struggling to find dental hygienists, assistants

CHICAGO, U.S.: As they recover from the initial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, many U.S. dental offices are being prevented from seeing more patients by ...

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Study finds teledentistry a valid substitute for in-person initial consultations

LONDON, UK: The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the widespread adoption of videoconferencing tools in many industries, and dentistry is no exception. A ...

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Fighting SARS-CoV-2 with mouthwashes—study adds to evidence of efficacy

BADALONA, Spain: Mouthwashes that contain cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC) have been found to reduce by at least one thousand times the infectivity of ...

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Worrisome level of vaccine hesitancy found among dental students

BRNO, Czech Republic: A study of the attitudes of dental students around the world towards COVID-19 vaccines found that 22.5% were hesitant and 13.9% ...

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COVID-19 and the dental market: The pandemic continues to bite

LEIPZIG, Germany: Sales at major dental companies climbed in the second quarter of this year compared with the same period in 2020, during which the ...

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Literature favours air purifiers as COVID-19 transmission risk mitigant

LEIPZIG, Germany: The pandemic has been a trying time for dentists, particularly for owner-dentists who must make decisions that may influence the safety of...

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Evidence suggests triad of symptoms most common in COVID-19 patients

BRASILIA, Brazil: From the start of the pandemic, the oral cavity has been highlighted as a potentially relevant infection axis with further inflammatory ...

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ADA not backing compulsory COVID-19 jabs

CHICAGO, U.S.: The American Dental Association (ADA) says that dentists should be vaccinated against COVID-19 but has stopped short of backing compulsory ...

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Face coverings must still be worn in dental settings in England

LONDON, UK: Effective on 19 July, England eased many of its COVID-19 restrictions, including rules on social distancing and the requirement to wear face ...

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Lockdowns cause difficulties for Australian dentists

SYDNEY, Australia: In many parts of the developed world, high rates of vaccination have enabled an easing of COVID-19 restrictions regarding the wearing of ...

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Pandemic leads UK dentists to seek advice in record numbers

GLASGOW, UK: Changing restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic have regularly affected the scope of work that dental professionals have been allowed to ...

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Survey highlights impact of video calls on smile self-consciousness

LONDON, UK: Though video calls have become a part of everyday work for many professionals during the pandemic, their increased integration has had some ...

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COVID-19: Examining role of oral microbiome and mucosal immunity in South Asian populations

LONDON, UK/CHENNAI, India: UK Research and Innovation and India’s Department of Biotechnology in the Ministry of Science and Technology have recently ...

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Business as usual? Solo dentists lag behind group practices and DSOs in pandemic recovery

CHICAGO, U.S.: How is the COVID-19 pandemic affecting dental practice? The American Dental Association (ADA) has been engaging with thousands of U.S. ...

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Battery-powered air respirator may protect staff and patients against SARS-CoV-2

CHESTERFIELD, UK: The pandemic has been ongoing for over a year now, and there is still a strong need to protect healthcare and scientific staff from ...

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Study shows psychological impact of COVID-19 on Chinese dental professionals

SHANGHAI, China: Given that SARS-CoV-2 originated in China, it is understandable that the nation’s emergency dental care providers have experienced an ...

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New study examines extent of occupational risk of COVID-19 in UK

BIRMINGHAM, UK: To fill a research gap, researchers have recently examined whether dental professionals are, in fact, at an increased risk of becoming ...

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Combine evacuation systems to better reduce aerosols in dental clinics—study

LOMA LINDA, Calif., U.S.: Airborne respiratory droplets are one of the main modes of transmission of SARS-CoV-2, and the common use of aerosol-generating ...

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COVID-19 misconceptions: Disease prevalence among US dentists remains low

CHICAGO, U.S.: Since the beginning of the pandemic, dentistry has been deemed unsafe as dental professionals run a high risk of SARS-CoV-2 spread through ...

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Dental biofilm of symptomatic COVID‐19 patients harbours SARS‐CoV‐2

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil: Since SARS-CoV-2 has been found in different sites in the human body, researchers have recently sought to examine the presence of the ...

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Zoom meetings cause growing demand for orthodontics during pandemic

LONDON, UK: Attending myriad Zoom meetings is now a reality for many professionals who had to shift to the home office culture during the pandemic. Needless...

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Interview: “Attempting to make my own shield seemed like a productive use of time"

The pandemic has caused professional and private challenges. However, some people managed to use this downtime to stimulate their creativity and to test ...

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Study finds SARS-CoV-2 vaccine hesitancy in 23% of healthcare workers

LONDON, UK: As world leaders are continuing to roll out vaccination programmes and encouraging the public to get vaccinated, one thing is clear: there are ...

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Asymptomatic pediatric dental patients as potential SARS-CoV-2 carriers

CHICAGO, U.S.: In a recent study, researchers have examined the prevalence of COVID-19 in pediatric dentistry by testing children during their visit at the ...

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Dental teams play important role in COVID-19 screening

GLASGOW, UK: SARS-CoV-2 transmission by those with asymptomatic infection may be significant, but little is known about this. Therefore, researchers from ...

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SARS-CoV-2 might enter lungs through gingivae, experts say

LEIPZIG, Germany: As the COVID-19 pandemic has progressed, more and more has been discovered about the virus and disease. Previously, it was assumed that ...

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