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It is time to reopen dental clinics, ESCD urges

VIENNA, Austria: It is a matter of urgency that dental practices resume providing the full spectrum of oral care, according to the president of the European...

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Safer dental clinics are just a swab away: Testing patients for SARS-CoV-2

LANSING, Mich., U.S.: Allowing dental professionals to test their patients for SARS-CoV-2 would decrease the high risk of transmission of the virus in ...

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Henry Schein launches program to help dentists safely return to providing care

MELVILLE, N.Y., U.S.: Henry Schein has launched the Henry Schein Thrive Practice Recovery Program, which it describes as a single, cost-effective suite of ...

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Elective dental procedures to restart in Australia as restrictions ease

SYDNEY, Australia: Thanks to Australia’s success in limiting the number of new SARS-CoV-2 cases each day, the national government announced last week that...

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COVID-19 oddities: Why does Turkmenistan have zero cases?

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan: According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the ongoing SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has resulted in more than 2.3 million confirmed ...

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Dentists in Denmark and Norway go back to work

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: Dental clinics in Denmark were permitted to reopen on 20 April, and Norwegian dentists have started to provide non-emergency treatment ...

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COVID-19: How are Australian and New Zealand dentists faring?

SYDNEY, Australia: Though Australia and New Zealand have, thus far, been able to avoid the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, both nations’ economies have ...

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Reducing aerosol viral load to minimise spread of SARS-CoV-2 in dental clinics

MUMBAI, India: Dentists and their patients are increasingly concerned about the elevated risk of infection with SARS-CoV-2 in dental clinics, owing to the ...

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Dentists on coronavirus reality around the globe: Dr Gianluca Plotino from Italy

According to the World Health Organization, Italy is now second to Spain in the European region in terms of reported COVID-19 cases and first when it ...

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Dentists in Indonesia are dying from COVID-19

JAKARTA, Indonesia: The Indonesian Medical Association has confirmed that 24 medical professionals have died in the country from COVID-19, six of whom were ...

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3-D printed swabs help fill gap in COVID-19 test kits

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. ...

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UK dentists step up efforts as COVID-19 impact worsens

LONDON, UK: The effects of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic have been felt at every level in the UK. Many were shocked to hear that UK Prime Minister Boris ...

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Israel and its dentists are on lockdown

TEL AVIV, Israel: The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the closure of most dental clinics in Israel, and a nationwide lockdown is in effect for the ...

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Coronavirus reality around the globe: Jerko Bozikovic from Belgium

Since the beginning of the global COVID-19 pandemic, almost 25,000 cases of the infection have been detected in Belgium, according the latest numbers ...

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What Brazilian dentists are doing during the coronavirus pandemic

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil: By April 9, there had been more than 13,000 reported cases of COVID-19 in Brazil and 667 associated deaths, according to the World ...

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Dentists on coronavirus reality around the globe: Dr Philippe Sleiman from Lebanon

Like many other countries worldwide, Lebanon is currently struggling with a rapid spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). By 8 April, the Johns Hopkins ...

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Dentists on coronavirus reality around the globe: Dr Mauro Labanca from Italy

As of today, Italy has had the highest death toll of any country impacted by the coronavirus. According to the latest numbers available from the Johns ...

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Dentists on coronavirus reality around the globe: Dr. Irineu Gregnanin Pedron from Brazil

The coronavirus pandemic is spreading rapidly throughout the world. As of April 6, Brazil was Latin America’s worst hit country with over 11,000 ...

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Two-thirds of US dental offices now closed, Baird survey shows

NEW YORK, U.S.: Two in every three dental offices in the U.S. have closed their doors temporarily owing to the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, according to ...

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Dentists on coronavirus reality around the globe: Dr Miguel Stanley from Portugal

In the light of the global COVID-19 outbreak, Portugal declared the national state of emergency on 18 March. So far, over 9,000 cases and more than 200 ...

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US dentists called on for urgent assistance

NEW YORK, U.S.: Dentists in the U.S. now find themselves at the epicenter of a pandemic, as they are being called upon to provide urgent assistance to slow ...

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This is how SARS-CoV-2 is affecting dental businesses in Switzerland

BERNE, Switzerland: The virus SARS-CoV-2 has a firm grip on the world and is affecting how people live their daily lives. In Switzerland, as in many other ...

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Baird tracks historic fall in dental demand

NEW YORK, U.S.: COVID-19 is causing historically significant contractions in patient volumes and demand for dental equipment. Baird Equity Research is ...

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Easing financial burden of COVID-19 pandemic for dental practices in UK

LONDON, UK: Owing to the COVID-19 outbreak, dental professionals in the UK are currently advised to carry out only the most essential dental procedures in ...

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COVID-19: FEPPD provides advice for dental technicians and laboratory owners

BRUSSELS, Belgium: At this point, cases of COVID-19 have been found in every European country and territory. Against this backdrop, the European and ...

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Dentists in Italy face unemployment owing to COVID-19

MILAN, Italy: Italy has become the European country worst affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, its confirmed cases of infection currently reaching 74,386, ...

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Invitation to CAPP Live Stream Dental Meeting in the COVID-19 Period

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is an unprecedented ongoing global health crisis, which has already led to loss of too many lives. Global businesses ...

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IDEM 2020 to be a digital experience

SINGAPORE: Originally, the 11th International Dental Exhibition and Meeting (IDEM) was scheduled to take place in April 2020 and was then moved to 19–21 ...

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British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show 2020 postponed to September

LONDON, UK: After closely monitoring the situation and working with various authorities regarding the current coronavirus pandemic and its effect on event ...

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COVID-19 measures: US dentists urged to treat only emergency cases

CHICAGO, U.S.: The American Dental Association (ADA) has recommended that dentists in all U.S. states postpone elective procedures for the next three weeks,...

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