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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…

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Coronavirus Update for May 25, 2020

Your coronavirus update for May 25; stay up to date with Elite. More than 5.4 million cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been diagnosed worldwide as of Monday evening, including more than 345,000 deaths. Healthcare officials in the United States have reported more than 1.6…

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Crest and Oral-B Give $250K to ADA

Crest and Oral-B state, “Shared commitment in supporting dental teams recovering from COVID-19 pandemic”   The American Dental Association announced May 15 it received a $250,000 grant from Crest and Oral-B emphasizing their shared commitment in supporting new dentist members and their dental teams recovering…

Delta Dental Commits Over $3 Million to Recovery Effort

Dentists need new supplies and technology after COVID-19 closure  Delta Dental of Tennessee (Delta Dental) today announced a commitment of more than $3.3 million for Operation #SmilesMatter, a grant program to help Tennessee dentists acquire much needed supplies, equipment, and technology as they prepare…

Guidance Toolkit for Return to Work Available from ADA

Promised ‘interim’ guidance for dentists looking to return to the office The American Dental Association has released interim guidance in the form of a toolkit for dentists looking to make a return to the workplace.  Available via the group’s website, the toolkit offers hints…

Coronavirus Update for April 27

Coronavirus Update for April 29, 2020

Your Coronavirus update for April 29; join Elite weekly to stay informed More than 3 million cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been diagnosed worldwide as of Monday evening, including more than 208,000 deaths. Healthcare officials in the United States have reported nearly 970,000 positive…

ADHA to cancel

ADHA to Cancel Planned Annual Conference

ADHA to cancel event that was scheduled for June in New Orleans; will be replaced by virtual conference The ongoing effects from COVID-19 have forced the American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA) to cancel its Annual Conference schedule for New Orleans. The event was to…

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Dental Visits Top List of Missed Medical Services

COVID-19 is taking its toll on professionals and their patients as dental visits and others are skipped or cancelled As the coronavirus pandemic continues to take its toll on American healthcare, the peripheral medical impacts are beginning to come to light. Voters are reporting…

Opioid Usage

Opioid Usage Could Eliminated from Dental Practice

Opioid Usage: patients prescribed such drugs after tooth extraction reported worse pain Opioid usage to soothe the pain of a pulled tooth could be drastically reduced or eliminated altogether from dentistry, say University of Michigan researchers. More than 325 dental patients who had teeth…

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Mouthwash Can Increase Saliva Acidity, Causing Damage

Univ. of Plymouth (UK) evaluated pH levels, other factors aggravated by regular use of mouthwash The first study looking at the effect of chlorhexidine mouthwash on the entire oral microbiome has found its use significantly increases the abundance of lactate-producing bacteria that lower saliva…

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