What dental practitioners need to know during and after COVID-19?

Two months ago, daily life changed.

When the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic, the world stopped, and the consequences seem trying for everyone.  That’s why Hiossen Implant Canada INC has navigated and researched through the Internet to bring a list with the best content to keep our dentists updated and ready to get back in track.

Key topics: A must.

A series of video interviews, webinars, and articles produced on key topics to keep in mind during these challenging times.

After COVID-19. Returning to the Office: 45 min webinar where a new look at how we do things is evaluated. Taking those first steps back and talking to your patients about hygiene and rescheduling to get patients back on track.

The Impact of Covid-19 on Dental Practice Sales: Dr. Bernie Dolansky talks to John O’Keefe about the impact Covid-19 is having on the sales of dental practices in Canada. 

Immediate Molar Implant Therapy: An upcoming webinar (May 19, 2020). Learn with Dr. Brian Ho a technique to safely place implants in multi-rooted extraction sockets to cut down on treatment time, decrease the overall cost of treatment, and help restore function sooner. 

Dental Care During and After the Pandemic: Dr. Burry discusses how dental practice has changed during the pandemic. He talks about how COVID-19 protocols are affecting his daily practice and the challenges of dealing with a more de-personalized experience for the patient. 

Update on COVID-19: Personal Protective Equipment & Recommendations from Regulators: Dr. Sandy Mutchmor and Dr. Aaron Burry discussed developments in the supply and use of Personal Protective Equipment, the latest recommendations from Provincial regulators, and balancing the need to provide emergency care while maintaining proper social distancing.

Business and Individuals

Federal Government Programs for Business

For businesses, the Canadian government has introduced 3 programs: 2 wage subsidies and a loan program to help Canadian businesses facing hardship as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak. ADA brings that information here and the following pages provide detail on how the programs apply to different dental practice business structures:

Federal Government Programs for Individuals

For individuals, dental office staff, and qualifying dentists, the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) is available if the criteria are met. Generally, this will be available to workers who have ceased work for at least 14 consecutive days within the initial four-week application period due to reasons related to COVID-19, and they do not receive income in respect of the consecutive days they ceased work. 

There is more detail on each of the federal programs on here


It’s important to keep in touch with your patient. Show them that you are still there, even though you cannot meet. Share content that gives support to take care of their and their loved one’s oral health. A well-informed patient will make a dentist follow up or appointment a priority after the lockdown. Some sources that would help with are the following.


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