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Self Care 2020: An Elite Healthcare Resource Guide

Read This Issue Now! Welcome to the 2020 Elite Healthcare Self Care Resource Guide The Self Care 2020 issue will provide you with tools and advice to help improve your quality of life as a person and a hard-working healthcare professional from managing stress…

ADA Updates Teledentistry Policies at House of Delegates Meeting

Cites “capability to expand reach of a dental home” The ADA first adopted policy on teledentistry in 2015, and last week the Association changed its policies to better serve its members. The Association believes that examinations performed using this technology “can be an effective…

2020 Education Guide

2020 Elite Healthcare Education Edition

Welcome to the 2020 Elite Healthcare Education Edition featuring advice and information to help you successfully navigate your career through advanced education and continuous learning. Read This Issue Now! COVER STORY THE PRESENT & FUTURE OF ONLINE LEARNING – Changed expectations may prove to be the…

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Non-COVID-19-Related Healthcare Visits Declining

In face of pandemic, routine healthcare visits and other needs take a back seat for many patients  Since early March, the U.S. healthcare system has been focused on providing life-saving care for COVID-19 patients. States closed non-essential activities, and people curtailed interactions outside their…

ADA Virtual Conference

ADA Virtual Conference Scheduled for This Week

Registration for ADA virtual conference still available on website (Editor’s note: This item originally appeared at ADA.com) The ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference is less than 10 days away from bringing dental professionals together virtually to enjoy learning and networking opportunities in a safe…

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Will COVID-19 Change Dentistry Permanently?

What’s here to stay and what’s temporary regarding COVID-19 and dentistry The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted what happens in the world of dentistry when an entire team isn’t involved in how a practice operates, said American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA) CEO Ann Battrell, RDH,…

IAOMT Celebrates National Dental Hygiene Month with New Course

Accreditation program intended to help professionals understand holistic approaches October is National Dental Hygiene Month, and the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) is celebrating by promoting its new course for dental hygienists. The IAOMT’s Biological Dental Hygiene Accreditation Program was recently…

Interim Guidance on Dental Hygienists Returning to Work

Key points include recognition of unique situations, prioritizing certain care Early last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released revised, “Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Dental Settings During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic.”  Key points of the guidance…

WHO: Delay Non-Essential Dental Care, Prioritize Essentials

Ongoing advisement recently updated at end of August In a guidance most recently updated August 31, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued recommendations for the provision of essential oral health services in the context of COVID-19.  Intended for public health decision makers and dental…

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