New Webinar Series: Staying Connected During COVID-19

  • by AGD Staff
  • Apr 6, 2020
AGD has developed a series of free webinars to help answer questions about the impact of the coronavirus on general dentistry. The series, “Staying Connected During COVID-19,” begins today and will run over the next several weeks as this crisis continues. New speakers will offer insights and address topics related to practice closures and reopenings, human resources and staffing needs, financial support, and more. Register today.

COVID-19 and General Dentistry — Impact and Mitigation (Part 1) 
Monday, March 30: 7:30–9 p.m. CDT
Larry N. Williams, DDS, MPH, MAGD, ABGD

Description: Understanding COVID-19 is critical so that you can start taking control of its impact on your practice and the profession. This webinar will review the latest updates on COVID-19, short- and long-term implications for everyday dentistry, resources available through AGD and how to mitigate the impact while determining the way ahead. 

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COVID-19: HR Best Practices in Dealing with Your Team in this Crisis 
Thursday, April 2: 7:30–9 p.m. CDT
Barbara Freet, PHR

Description: Managing the human resource needs of a dental office can be complex. This webinar will address the three most critical topics the presenter’s dentist clients are discussing since the spread of COVID-19, including pay options, how the new laws apply to them (Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act and Emergency Family and Medical Leave Act), and planning how to make it to the other side.

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COVID-19 and General Dentistry — Impact and Mitigation (Part 2)
Tuesday, April 7, 2020: 7:30 p.m. CDT
Larry Williams, DDS, MPH, MAGD, ABGD
Connie L. White, DDS, FAGD
Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, BS 

Description: This panel discussion will provide a comprehensive look at how COVID-19 has impacted general dentistry. Areas planned for discussion include how this pandemic has affected the dental assistant community, how our practices may be impacted by legal issues and the support that is being made available by AGD. It will also include updates on any government stimulus programs that may have become available. Larry Williams, DDS, MPH, MAGD, ABGD, will act as moderator. Future programs will be formulated to respond to additional issues from members.

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COVID-19 and General Dentistry: Infection Control Strategies
Thursday, April 9: 2–3:30 p.m. CDT (live broadcast) and 7–8:30 p.m. CDT (rebroadcast with live Q&A)
Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, BS

Description: This webinar will address dental safety issues during the COVID-19 outbreak. The science of COVID-19 and infection control strategies will be discussed in the context of risk assessment, patient screening and treatment, and crisis-related adjustments in protocol.

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