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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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Organizations plead for SARS-CoV-2 testing kits in US dental clinics

WASHINGTON, U.S.: A consortium of U.S. dental organizations has asked for federal authorization for licensed dentists to conduct SARS-CoV-2 testing in their...

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Dental professionals in France deliver care through telecommunication

LEIPZIG, Germany: Since 14 March, France has been under COVID-19 Level 3 restrictions, including the halting of all non-essential services. To flatten the ...

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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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COVID-19: Protecting healthcare personnel with 3D-printed masks and face shields

LEIPZIG, Germany: Owing to mask supplies fast becoming exhausted, many healthcare professionals around the world are increasingly unable to comply with the ...

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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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Expert reports on COVID-19 situation in dental clinic in Wuhan

WUHAN, China: As dean of the School and Hospital of Stomatology of Wuhan University, Prof. Zhuan Bian has had first-hand experience of the working situation...

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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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New EFP president on COVID-19: “Remain positive and safe”

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) has announced that it has welcomed Dr Xavier Struillou as its new president. Struillou ...

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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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Dentists across Europe face business challenges in times of COVID-19

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Dentists all over Europe are doing their part to limit the spread of COVID-19 while staying up to date with national and local ...

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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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Eight ways to keep your dental practice safer during COVID-19 crisis

KRIENS, Switzerland: During the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the dental profession forms one of the most threatened groups. Close contact with patients, ...

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COVID-19: Patients reluctant to seek dental treatments, clinics face voluntary closure

With the escalation of the COVID-19 crisis and new cases rising on a daily basis, it is the dental industry which is suffering the most within the ...

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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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