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Video Resources

Video Resources

Video Resources Watch any or all of these helpful videos to help stay up to date on all things related to COVID-19 and its effect on dental practices. We’ll continue to add more video resources, so be sure to check back regularly.Coronavirus impact on dental...

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Temporary Office Closure Checklist

Temporary Office Closure Checklist

Preparing your office for closing: Turn off nitrous units & O2 Tanks Turn vacuum off but confirm electricity is still supplied to the system (some brandsperform periodic cycles) Shut off power to air compressor units Swap out amalgam separator cartridge if new one...

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COVID-19: What You Should Know

COVID-19: What You Should Know

What is COVID-19? An infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered Coronavirus. This coronavirus is not the same as other common coronaviruses that cause more mild illness, like the common cold. How does it spread? It spreads through: Person-to-person...

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Webinars & CE Credits

April 17, 2020 or
May 5, 8, or 12 at 12PM CDT

Dental Waterlines: How to Respond to COVID-19 & Be 100% In Step With CDC Recommendations

Learn timely answers about COVID-19 and Dental Unit Waterlines & know exactly what it takes to be CDC compliant. 2 CE in infection control.

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The ultimate COVID-19 Dental Support Community to help dentists get back on their feet.

Live streaming video 5 days a week from various industry experts on a range of topics. Earn CE for watching LIVE courses.

On Demand Viewing

Dental Practices, Institutions & COVID-19

Helpful information about practicing dentistry with restrctions & re-opening your practice for regular care.

On Demand Viewing

COVID-19 Infection Control Protocols & Procedures

ADA & OSAP infection control experts answer protocol questions. Earn 1 free CE credit.

On Demand Viewing

Dental Practice Financial Issues Surrounding COVID-19

Identify items that should be on your financial checklist & understand how the $2 trillion stimulus package impacts dental practices.

On Demand Viewing

What’s in the CARES Act and How It Can Immediately Impact My Dental Practice

Participants will walk through the provisions in the recently enacted CARES Act that will have the most impact on dentists and their practices.

On Demand Viewing

Keep the Lights On

Advice on predicting short & long-term impacts on your dental practice. Earn 1 CE Credit.

On Demand Viewing

Coping with Coronavirus: Your Questions Answered

Learn how to understand CDC messages, current emergency dentistry recommendations & more. CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU

On Demand Viewing

COVID-19 Town Hall: Q&A with 4 Infection Prevention Compliance Consultants

Question & answer format webinar that address topics like types of PPE required while performing emergency procedures, how to develop of plan for patient screening and more. Earn 1.5 CE credits.

On Demand Viewing

Student Loan Repayment During Uncertain Times

Information on the federal response to COVID-19, what you should consider if you plan to refinance, and walk through all student loan repayment options. 1 CE Credit.

On Demand Viewing

Teledentistry & Virtual Evaluations During COVID-19

An overview of teledentistry and available low-cost technologies for dentists who want to temporarily use virtual services during the pandemic. 1 CE Credit.

On Demand Viewing

Surviving the COVID-19 Interruption

This helpful webinar will help dental professionals understand how to create an action plan to help their practice recover from the effects of a temporary closure or slow down.

On Demand Viewing

Staying Connected During COVID-19: Managing Infectious Diseases in the Dental Office

Learn essential information on maintaining waterline safety and critical infection control practices that will help you care for patients and your dental team safely.

On Demand Viewing

COVID-19’s Impact on the Dental Care Sector

This webinar focuses on what can be learned from the first week of dental practices re-opening in select states based on data shared from thousands of dentists across the country, including patient volume in the first week and state-by-state re-opening results.

Watch on Demand via
3M Health Care Academy

Respiratory Protection in Oral Care Settings – Part 1

Learning outcomes from this webinar include aerosols and contaminants in oral care settings, different options of respiratory protection, how N95 respirators work, and N95 reuse/decontamination.

June 11, 2020 via
3M Health Care Academy

Respiratory Protection in Oral Care Settings – Part 2

Take a deeper dive into topics such as the changing regulatory landscape for respirator use in healthcare, imported respirators, fraudulent activity, fit testing, user seal checks, skin protection and an update on decontamination methods.

Multiple Registration Dates Available

The Safe Dental Hygiene Appointment: Tips & Products to Break the Chain of Infection

This webinar breaks down the traditional dental hygiene appointment and offers strategies to make the appointment as safe as possible by helping break the chain of infection.

June 4, 2020 | 12:00PM CDT

Understanding the CDC Interim Guidelines for Reopening Dental Practices

This course, presented by Marcy Govoni, CDA, RDH, will highlight key concepts and recommendations from the CDC on infection control in dental settings as practices begin to reopen for elective care. Topics will include patient screening, exposure management, PPE requirements, disinfecting protocols, and more.

June 3, 2020 | 1:00PM CDT

Rubber Dam 101

Webinar participants will learn the benefits of rubber dam usage in this “new era” of dentistry, review dam clamp and frame selection for different procedures, and discuss tips on placement to maximize the effectiveness of rubber dams for reducing and isolating aerosols. 1 CE Credit