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Small Business Administration: Dentists can apply for both economic injury disaster and paycheck protection program loans
Dentists can apply for both Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Paycheck Protection Program 7(a) loans, the Small Business Administration told the American Dental Association on April 6.


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Current data on COVID-19

Coronavirus iconCheck this page daily for the latest COVID-19 data available from the CDC, WHO and Johns Hopkins University.
 

ADA leadership answers members’ questions about minimizing risk of COVID-19 transmission

A panel of ADA experts answered members’ questions in a video released April 8 regarding the Association’s interim guidance for minimizing the risk of COVID-19 transmission while performing emergency and urgent dental care.

 

CODA site visits rescheduled to 2021 due to COVID-19

The Commission on Dental Accreditation announced April 3 that it will reschedule all postponed and remaining site visits this year, including regular/reaccreditation and special focused site visits, to 2021 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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CODA asks accredited dental programs for details on COVID-19 response

The Commission on Dental Accreditation announced April 3 that it directed all CODA-accredited dental programs to submit a report by May 15 on their use of distance learning, enhanced activities and other educational modalities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 

Small Business Administration: Dentists can apply for both economic injury disaster and paycheck protection program loans

Dentists can apply for both Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Paycheck Protection Program 7(a) loans, the Small Business Administration told the American Dental Association on April 6.
 

New clinical dental licensure examination to launch in June

The Dental Licensure Objective Structured Clinical Examination, or DLOSCE, is expected to launch in June, the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations announced April 2.

“The DLOSCE arrives for use by dental boards at an opportune time, when its use is greatly needed," said Dr. Cataldo Leone, Joint Commission chair.

 

10 Under 10 Awards: Recognizing the ‘unsung heroes’ of the profession

The ADA announced April 6 the recipients of its third annual 10 Under 10 Awards, which recognizes 10 new dentists who demonstrate excellence early in their careers.

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